Accident Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando CP-1617, Tuesday 14 May 1991
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Date:Tuesday 14 May 1991
Time:14:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Owner/operator:Transportes Aéreos El Dorado
Registration: CP-1617
MSN: 253
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Beni Airport (BNC) -   Bolivia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Estancia la Esperanza
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The Curtiss Commando carried out a wheels-up landing following failure of the no. 2 engine while climbing through 5000 feet

Sources:

ICAO Adrep Summary 1/98 (#26)

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