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Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Fecha:lunes 19 marzo 1956
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Registración: T-20
Numéro de série: 20479
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Curuzu Cuatia Airport, CR (UZU) (   Argentina)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentina
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Curuzu Cuatia Airport, CR (UZU/SATU), Argentina
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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