Accident Douglas C-54A-5-DC (DC-4) OB-SAF-175, Sunday 12 December 1948
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Date:Sunday 12 December 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54A-5-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:Peruvian International Airways
Registration: OB-SAF-175
MSN: 10286
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport (ANF) -   Chile
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Lima-Callao International Airport (LIM/SPIM)
Destination airport:Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport (ANF/SCFA)
While landing at Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport, Chile, a tire burst. The inner left (no.2) engine caught fire.
All occupants evacuated but the aircraft was consumed by the fire.


La Nación (Santiago) 13 December 1948, p12
Correio da Manhã 14 December 1948, p7
La Nación - 14 December 1948 p.3


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