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Last updated: 17 April 2021
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Date:Friday 11 October 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Operator:Lineas Aéreas Nacionales - LANSA
Registration: HK-750
C/n / msn: 22230
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Quirigua (   Guatemala)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-46, carrying a false US registration (N500), crashed while trying to land at a farm carrying 3 tons of cocaine.

Sources:
» Airlines 1992
» El Informador 13 October 1991, p9A


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photo of Curtiss-C-46D-Commando-HK-750
accident date: 11-10-1991
type: Curtiss C-46D Commando
registration: HK-750
 
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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