Accident Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) T-20,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 334713

Date:Monday 19 March 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Registration: T-20
MSN: 20479
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Curuzu Cuatia Airport, CR (UZU) -   Argentina
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA
Destination airport:Curuzu Cuatia Airport, CR (UZU/SATU)
The C-47A transport plane was damaged beyond repair when it impacted terrain near Curuzu Cuatia Airport, CR (UZU), Argentina. The airplane was approaching the airport with one engine shut down as a result of an in-flight fire.

The aircraft operated on a medical flight carrying two resuscitators.


Historias Individuales T-20
Correio da Manhã 21 March 1956, p.1
Douglas DC-3/C-47 en la Fuerza Aérea Argentina. Editorial Avialatina September 2010
El Litoral, 20 March 1956

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