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Last updated: 17 April 2021
Date:Wednesday 31 August 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter IA
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Registration: T-39
C/n / msn: 12768
First flight: 1946
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ituzaingó, BA (   Argentina)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Morón Air Base, BA (SADM), Argentina
Destination airport:?
Emergency landing near Ruta Nacional 7, near Morón Air Base after engine failure. Both wings hit buildings and the airplane came to rest inverted.

» "La Aventura de Volar", Brig.My. Rubén O. Palazzi, Biblioteca Nacional de Aeronáutica - 2003 Argentina
» El Litoral 31 August 1949, p2


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