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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188123
Last updated: 1 August 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1944
Time:day
Type:Sikorsky S-38B
Owner/operator:De Sautu Riesta, Alberto
Registration: LV-AAM
C/n / msn: 414-13
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pampa del Infiernillo, Cerro Blanco, 20 km from Cosquin -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires
Destination airport:San Juan
Narrative:
NC22V: Sikorsky S-38B c/n 414-13. (S-38BT) Delivered to Pan American Airways in February 1933, and assigned to Panagra by the name of "San Blasand the LV-OAB registration (and then LV-AAM). Sold in Argentina in 1940.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 18/1/44: Crashed on Pampa del Infiernillo, Cerro Blanco, 20 km from Cosquin. Two crew, four passengers, no reported fatalities or injuries. According to a rough translation into English of link #2): "Accident in Pampa del Infiernillo, Cosquín, 18.01.44 - damage 94%, without fatalities".

On way to earthquake region. Occupants injured. As "Sikorsky" in local press.

Sources:

1. http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/14438/
2. http://loudandclearisnotenought.blogspot.com/2011/06/lv-aam-sikorsky-s-38bt-cn-414-13.html
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_LV-.html
4. http://clipper-connection.blogspot.com/2015/05/sikorsky-s-38-1928.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2016 16:30 TB Added
14-Jun-2016 17:53 TB Updated [Registration, Cn]
08-Apr-2019 18:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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