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Last updated: 4 December 2020
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Date:vendredi 20 mai 1955
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Compagnie:Aerolineas Argentinas
Immatriculation: LV-ACQ
Numéro de série: 13159
Année de Fabrication: 1944
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 5
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Río Gallegos-Rio Chico Airport, SC (RGL) (   Argentine)
Phase de vol: Au décollage (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Río Gallegos-Rio Chico Airport, SC (RGL/SAWG), Argentine
Aéroport de destination:?
Détails:
The DC-3 took off from Rio Chico following a 600 m ground run but touched down again left of the runway. The left main gear leg broke off and a fire broke out in the no. 1 engine. This fire could not be contained due to a lack of adequate fire fighting equipment.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The fall of the aircraft when the pilot decided to discontinue a take-off which he considered abnormal and which is attributed to the fact that the propeller was probably feathered for undetermined reasons."

Sources:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 50-AN/45 (114-115)


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