Accident Bristol 170 Freighter 21 HC-SBU, Saturday 6 August 1949
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Date:Saturday 6 August 1949
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol 170 Freighter 21
Owner/operator:Shell Company of Ecuador
Registration: HC-SBU
MSN: 12739
Year of manufacture:1946
Fatalities:Fatalities: 34 / Occupants: 34
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Salasaca Hill -   Ecuador
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport (PTZ/SESM)
Destination airport:Ambato-Chachoan Airport (ATF/SEAM)
Narrative:
Crashed.

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  • 7th worst accident in 1949
  • 5th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 2nd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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