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Last updated: 22 June 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 24 Juli 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Kennzeichen: 989
Werknummer: 45534/1012
Baujahr: 1958
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 31 / Insassen: 75
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 38 / Insassen: 82
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC) (   Chile)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport (PUQ/SCCI), Chile
Flug nach:Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC/SCTE), Chile
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a swamp and burst into flames as it attempted to land in heavy rain at night.



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Distance from Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport to Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport as the crow flies is 1294 km (809 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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