Accident Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3) CP-1960, Monday 2 November 1992
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Date:Monday 2 November 1992
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Transportes Aéreos San Jorge - TASJ
Registration: CP-1960
MSN: 18993
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near San Juan Ranch strip -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
The no. 2 engine had been changed and a test flight was made. Shortly after takeoff the no1 engine backfired and smoke entered the cockpit. The engine was shut down and propeller feathered. A forced landing was made in swampy ground short of the runway.

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Scramble 165

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photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Rio de Janeiro-Jacarepaguá Airport; November 1978

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