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Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Date:Monday 2 November 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Transportes Aéreos San Jorge - TASJ
Registration: CP-1960
C/n / msn: 18993
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near San Juan Ranch strip (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The no. 2 engine had been changed and a test flight was made. Shortly after takeoff the no1 engine backfired and smoke entered the cockpit. The engine was shut down and propeller feathered. A forced landing was made in swampy ground short of the runway.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Scramble 165


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PT-KVN eventually ended up in Bolivia as CP-1960.
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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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