Accident Junkers Ju-52/3mreo LV-ZBE,
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Date:Friday 12 March 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Junkers Ju-52/3mreo
Owner/operator:Ministerio de Agricultura
Registration: LV-ZBE
MSN: 5656
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:3 km E of Catamarca Airport, CA (CTC) -   Argentina
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Catamarca Airport, CA (CTC/SANC)
Destination airport:Catamarca Airport, CA (CTC/SANC)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Engines no. 2 and 3 failed in succession because the fuel was contaminated with water. The right wing collided with a line of trees and the airplane crashed.

CAUSE: "Forced landing due to immediate arrest of two of the three engines of the aircraft, due to the presence of water in the fuel."


El Litoral 13-3-1954

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