Accident Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3) 965, Wednesday 12 May 1965
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Date:Wednesday 12 May 1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Registration: 965
MSN: 12676
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Mendoza-El Plumerillo Airport, MD (MDZ) -   Argentina
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ
Destination airport:Mendoza-El Plumerillo Airport, MD (MDZ/SAME)
Narrative:
The Douglas C-47 transport plane was damaged in an accident near Mendoza, Argentina.
The airplane approached Mendoza-El Plumerillo Airport when a propeller separated from one of the engines, penetrating the cabin. The pilot carried out an emergency landing in a rural area. Two occupants were injured.

Sources:

El Litoral 13 May 1965, p3
Scramble

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