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Last updated: 14 April 2021
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Date:Sunday 10 May 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL Skytrain
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Registration: TC-17
C/n / msn: 20160
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Oncativo, CO (   Argentina)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Douglas C-47A crashed on takeoff when a wing hit the ground, causing the aircraft to spin around. One engine broke off and the aircraft came to rest 40 meters further.
The aircraft participated in an air festival.

Sources:
» La Nacion 12 May 1970, p22
» La Aventura de Volar / Brig.My. Rubén O. Palazzi, Biblioteca Nacional de Aeronáutica - 2003 Argentina


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