Accident Douglas DC-6B CC-CCG,
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Date:Saturday 6 February 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-6B
Owner/operator:LAN Chile
Registration: CC-CCG
MSN: 45513/1004
Year of manufacture:1958
Total airframe hrs:17085 hours
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Fatalities:Fatalities: 87 / Occupants: 87
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near San José Volcano -   Chile
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Santiago-Los Cerrillos Airport (ULC/SCTI)
Destination airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Struck a mountain at FL120 in the Las Melosas area of the Andes.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot failed to adopt the correct procedure for climbing out of Santiago."


ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 (3-6)


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