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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Fecha:miércoles 17 julio 1946
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando
Operador:ANDESA
Registración: HC-SCA
Numéro de série: 32982
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 27 / Ocupantes: 27
Total:Fatalidades: 30 / Ocupantes: 30
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,6 km (1 milles) de Cuenca Airport (CUE) (   Ecuador)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Ecuador
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cuenca Airport (CUE/SECU), Ecuador
Descripción:
The pilot carried out a go around after attempting to land at Cuenca. The airplane did not gain enough height, contacted a hill and crashed.



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Distance from Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport to Cuenca Airport as the crow flies is 128 km (80 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Curtiss C-46

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