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Last updated: 25 September 2020
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Date:Friday 26 September 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Operator:Compania Aramayo de Mines en Bolivie - CAMB
Registration: CB-CAM-2
C/n / msn: 5-AT-080
First flight: 1929-11-05 (11 years 11 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Challhuani Range, Andes (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed in the jungle after engine failure. Pilot Major William "Bill" Brooks.
The aircraft transported engineers and supplies for mines.

Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» El Siglo de Torreón 12 October 1941, p8
» A Noite 4 October 1941, p3


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