Accident Douglas DC-7B CP-1048, Thursday 13 December 1973
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Date:Thursday 13 December 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-7B
Owner/operator:Frigorificos Movima
Registration: CP-1048
MSN: 45453/958
Year of manufacture:1958
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Trinidad Airport (TDD) -   Bolivia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR)
The DC-7 had just landed and was being steered onto the taxiway to make a 180deg. turn and taxi back on the runway. Visibility was obscured by dust which had been raised during the engine reverse operation. The aircraft ran off the edge of the taxiway. The wing struck two tractors and a fire started on the right wing. The aircraft burnt out.


Aviation News 18.1.1974


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