Runway excursion Accident Douglas DC-6A CP-947, Wednesday 6 February 1974
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Date:Wednesday 6 February 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-6A
Owner/operator:ALCON - Aerolineas Comerciales Nacionales
Registration: CP-947
MSN: 44076/391
Year of manufacture:1953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:San Juan -   Bolivia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:San Juan Airport (SLJN)
Destination airport:
The DC-6 returned to San Juan when the no. 4 engine had caught fire on climbout.
The aircraft landed normally but veered left after 950 m and ran off the side, coming to rest 80 m from the runway edge with its nosegear collapsed.


Aviation News 15.03.1974


photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Detroit-Willow Run Airport, MI (YIP); July 1971

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