Accident Douglas C-47B-15-DK (DC-3) OB-PAV-223, Thursday 10 February 1949
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Date:Thursday 10 February 1949
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-15-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Faucett Perú
Registration: OB-PAV-223
MSN: 26819/15374
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Huánuco -   Peru
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tingo Maria Airport (TGI/SPGM)
Destination airport:Huánuco Airport (HUU/SPHV)
Narrative:
Struck a mountain peak while on approach to Huanuco.

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Statistics

  • 36th worst accident in 1949
  • 366th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 174th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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