ASN Aircraft accident Chase YC-122C Avitruc N122S Essequibo River
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Date:xx xxx 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic c122 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Chase YC-122C Avitruc
Operator:W.S. Cheek Mining Co.
Registration: N122S
First flight:
Engines: 2 Wright R-2600
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Essequibo River (   Guyana)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The aircraft force-landed on a sand bar in the Essequibo River in Guyana after one engine quit due to fuel mismanagement. The aircraft was covered by the rising river and not salvaged.
The Essequibo River is 1000 km long. It is unclear at what point down the river the aircraft came down.



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