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Last updated: 18 October 2021
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Datum:Montag 19 März 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Kennzeichen: T-20
Werknummer: 20479
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Curuzu Cuatia Airport, CR (UZU) (   Argentinien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentinien
Flug nach:Curuzu Cuatia Airport, CR (UZU/SATU), Argentinien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47A transport plane was damaged beyond repair when it impacted terrain near Curuzu Cuatia Airport, CR (UZU), Argentina. The airplane was approaching the airport with one engine shut down as a result of an in-flight fire.

The aircraft operated on a medical flight carrying two resuscitators.

Informationsquelle:
» Historias Individuales T-20
» Correio da Manhã 21 March 1956, p.1
» Douglas DC-3/C-47 en la Fuerza Aérea Argentina. Editorial Avialatina September 2010
» El Litoral, 20 March 1956


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