Accident Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando OB-R-606, Wednesday 23 February 1966
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Date:Wednesday 23 February 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Registration: OB-R-606
MSN: 33477
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Rioja -   Peru
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Chiclayo-Capitan FAP Jose Abelardo Quiñones Airport (CIX/SPHI)
Destination airport:Rioja Airport (RIJ/SPJA)
The C-46 crashed in mountainous terrain during a flight from Chiclayo to Rioja carrying five tons of cargo. Ultimate destination of the flight was Chachapoyas.


La Nacion 25 February 1966, p47 (Noticias de Latinoamerica)
ABC (Madrid) 1 April 1966


photo (c) Mel Lawrence; Lima-J Chavez International Airport (LIM); February 1962

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