Accident Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3) LV-ACY, Monday 26 March 1951
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Date:Monday 26 March 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-ACY
MSN: 12291
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 20
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Río Grande, TF -   Argentina
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Río Grande Airport, TF (RGA/SAWE)
Destination airport:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA
Crashed just after takeoff.



  • 54th worst accident in 1951
  • 526th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 292nd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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