Accident Convair CV-340-54 CC-CLCA, Monday 7 May 1962
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Date:Monday 7 May 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-340-54
Owner/operator:LAN Chile
Registration: CC-CLCA
MSN: 136
Year of manufacture:1953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:5 km N of Vallenar -   Chile
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vallenar Airport (VLR/SCLL)
Destination airport:Copiapó-Chamonate Airport (CPO/SCHA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
LAN Chile flight 920 force landed following an engine failure after takeoff from Vallenar Airport, Chile. The propeller failed to feather.
The aircraft operated on a domestic flight from Santiago to Copiapó with en route stops at La Serena and Vallenar.


Julio Matthei
La Nación (Santiago) 8 May 1962, p3

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