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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Date:Wednesday 30 April 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Aerovias Latino Americanas
Registration: YS-30
MSN: 4461
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Salvador-Ilopango Airport (SAL) (   El Salvador)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:San Salvador/Ilopango International Airport (SAL/MSSS), El Salvador
The DC-3 collided with a locomotive while trying to land at Ilopango. The aircraft was destroyed by impact and fire.


photo of Douglas-C-47-YS-30
accident date: 30-04-1947
type: Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
registration: YS-30
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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