Descripción del Accidente ASN 21 FEB 1973 Curtiss C-46A-50-CU Commando N10427 - Barrancabermeja Airport (EJA)
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Fecha:mircoles 21 febrero 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-50-CU Commando
Operador:Joanne Fashions
Registración: N10427
Numéro de série: 30532
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) SSW of Barrancabermeja Airport (EJA) (   Colombia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pereira Airport (PEI/SKPE), Colombia
Descripción:
Some time after leaving Barranquilla, the no. 1 engine malfunctioned, so the crew had to divert to Barrancabermeja with a feathered prop. While turning to finals, the aircraft crashed and caught fire about 3 km short of runway 03.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Sharp turn to the side of the dead engine caused the overloaded aircraft to lose speed and lose control.



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photo of Curtiss-C-46A-Commando-N10427
accident date: 21-02-1973
type: Curtiss C-46A Commando
registration: N10427
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport to Pereira Airport as the crow flies is 680 km (425 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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