Accident Douglas C-47D (DC-3) 45-1138, Thursday 17 February 1949
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Date:Thursday 17 February 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 45-1138
MSN: 34408/17141
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:50 km S of San Antonio de los Cobres, SA -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Salta Airport, SA (SLA/SASA)
Crashed in mountains at an altitude of 4000 m.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Panama City to Buenos Aires.


El Tiempo 19 February 1949, p8
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
El Litoral 21 Feb. 1949
El Litoral 19 Feb. 1949
Miami Daily News Record February 18,1949

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