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Datum:Freitag 10 Februar 1978
Zeit:23:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Transporte Aéreo Militar Uruguayo - TAMU
Kennzeichen: CX-BJH/T-511
Werknummer: 19301
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 38 / Insassen: 38
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 44 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2 km (1.3 Meilen) von Artigas Airport (ATI) (   Uruguay)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Artigas Airport (ATI/SUAG), Uruguay
Flug nach:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
Unfallbericht:
Crashed soon after takeoff and caught fire.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation News 10.03.1978
» El Tiempo 12 Feb 1978


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Distance from Artigas Airport to Montevideo-Carrasco Airport as the crow flies is 494 km (309 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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