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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176609
Last updated: 26 September 2019
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Date:19-OCT-1964
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23 Apache
Owner/operator:
Registration: LV-FXN
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lago Colhué Huapi, Chubut -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Comodoro Rivadavia (CRD)
Destination airport:local
Narrative:
Disappeared. Body of pilot found floating in lake 8 November 1964. Bodies of two US petrol technicans recovered 12 November 1964.
The wreckage of the plane was found in the year 2016. The plane was found after the lake had partly evaporated.

Sources:

El Litoral 26 October 1964, p3/9 November 1964, p3/13 November 1964, p1
http://www.bernama.com/en/world/news.php?id=1233250


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2015 08:30 TB Added
03-Jun-2015 09:41 TB Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2015 12:23 TB Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2016 06:38 gerard57 Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]

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