ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando CP-1063 Cerro Sayari
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Date:Thursday 24 April 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando
Operator:SAVCO - Servicios Aéreos Virgen de Copacabana
Registration: CP-1063
MSN: 32959
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cerro Sayari (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport (CBB/SLCB), Bolivia
The aircraft struck Machu Sayari mountain at 4350 m (FL142) while descending in IMC conditions.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Premature descent in IMC conditions.

Premature descent
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

» Aviation News 30.05.1975


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