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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Date:Wednesday 29 June 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6BF
Operator:Aerolineas El Salvador - AESA
Registration: YS-05C
C/n / msn: 45537/1028
First flight: 1958
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Salvador-Comalapa International Airport (SAL) (   El Salvador)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:San Salvador-Comalapa International Airport (SAL/MSLP), El Salvador
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America

» Scramble Vol.10, nr.02 (p.43)


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Distance from San Salvador-Comalapa International Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1642 km (1026 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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