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Last updated: 22 June 2021
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Fecha:domingo 24 julio 1977
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operador:Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Registración: 989
Numéro de série: 45534/1012
Año de Construcción: 1958
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 31 / Ocupantes: 75
Total:Fatalidades: 38 / Ocupantes: 82
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC) (   Chile)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport (PUQ/SCCI), Chile
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC/SCTE), Chile
Descripción:
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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