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Last updated: 26 May 2019
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Datum:zaterdag 16 juli 1932
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Pan American Grace Airways (Panagra)
Registratie: NC403H
Constructienummer: 5-AT-062
Bouwjaar: 1929-07-15 (3 years )
Motoren: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Vitacura (   Chili)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Santiago (unknown airport), Chili
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mendoza-El Plumerillo Airport, MD (MDZ/SAME), Argentinië
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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