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Last updated: 12 May 2021
Datum:vrijdag 10 juli 1959
Tijd:ca 08:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aerolineas Nacionales
Registratie: TI-1020
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:San José-La Sabana Airport (   Costa Rica)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Passagiersvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:San José-La Sabana Airport, Costa Rica
Vliegveld van aankomst: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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