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Last updated: 6 May 2021
Datum:Freitag 10 Juli 1959
Zeit:ca 08:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Aerolineas Nacionales
Kennzeichen: TI-1020
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:San José-La Sabana Airport (   Costa Rica)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:San José-La Sabana Airport, Costa Rica
Flug nach:Parrita Airport (MRPR), Costa Rica
A propeller blade from the no. 1 engine broke off during takeoff, causing excessive vibration and a fire in the fuel tanks. Debris punctured the fuselage, injuring the captain.

» La Nacion - Jul 11, 1959


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