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Last updated: 26 March 2019
Datum:Mittwoch 27 Juni 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Cruzeiro do Sul
Kennzeichen: PP-CCK
Werknummer: 4750
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Trinidad (   Bolivien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Cáceres Airport, MT (CCX/SWKC), Brasilien
Flug nach:Principe Da Beira-Principe Da Beira Airport, RO (FDB), Brasilien
The crew of a Cruzeiro DC-3 had navigational problems. A gear-up forced landing was carried out in a marshy area of a lake shore at the foot of the Andes Mountains.
The crew were rescued by a Brazilian Air Force PBY-5A Catalina (6516).

» Diário Oficial da União (DOU) 04/07/1951
» Folha da Manhã 28-6-1951


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