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Last updated: 22 May 2019
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Fecha:sábado 16 julio 1932
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Operador:Pan American Grace Airways (Panagra)
Registración: NC403H
Numéro de série: 5-AT-062
Año de Construcción: 1929-07-15 (3 years )
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Vitacura (   Chile)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santiago (unknown airport), Chile
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mendoza-El Plumerillo Airport, MD (MDZ/SAME), Argentina
Descripción:
The Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor passenger plane, named "San José", crashed on Mount El Plomo in the Chilean Andes during a severe snowstorm. The wreckage was buried in ice and snow and was not found until March, 1934.

Fuentes:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» The Milwaukee Journal - Jul 18, 1932


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