ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando CP-714 Trinidad
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Date:Saturday 30 August 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Trans Aéreos Beni
Registration: CP-714
MSN: 22476
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Trinidad (   Bolivia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR), Bolivia
Destination airport:?
The crew had to return to Trinidad due to a no. 2 engine failure, three minutes after takeoff. A forced landing had to be carried out short of the airport.

Forced landing outside airport


photo of Curtiss-C-46F-Commando-CP-714
accident date: 30-08-1975
type: Curtiss C-46F Commando
registration: CP-714
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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