Accident Douglas C-47H 17105, Friday 15 May 1964
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Date:Friday 15 May 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47H
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 17105
MSN: 11918
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Antisana Volcano -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU)
Destination airport:Palma Roja Airfield
Crashed on the slope of volcano Antisana, altitude of 14,000 feet. The aircraft was transporting equipment to the interior of Ecuador near the Putumayo River. The aircraft burned out.


The Tuscaloosa News - May 17, 1964
Merle Webster



photo (c) Merle Webster; Antisana volcano; 15 May 1964

photo (c) Juan Carlos Sosa T.; Antisana Volcano; 20 January 2018

photo (c) Juan Carlos Sosa T.; Antisana Volcano; 20 January 2018

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