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Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Fecha:miércoles 7 diciembre 1960
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-60-CK Commando
Operador:REAL Transportes Aéreos
Registración: PP-AKF
Numéro de série: 295
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cachimbo, PA (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cuiabá-Marechal Rondon International Airport, MT (CGB/SBCY), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brasil
Descripción:
The no. 2 engine failed during a flight to Manaus. Altitude was lost and the pilot jettisoned some of the cargo, but the aircraft continued to lose height, crashed and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "For an unknown reason the starboard engine failed and the propeller feathered."



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Distance from Cuiabá-Marechal Rondon International Airport, MT to Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM as the crow flies is 1448 km (905 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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