Accident Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4) LV-ABL, Tuesday 12 August 1947
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Date:Tuesday 12 August 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Owner/operator:Flota Aérea Mercante Argentina - FAMA
Registration: LV-ABL
MSN: 3080
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, ES -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ
A Douglas C-54 aircraft was engaged in flying an Argentine delegation to the Conferencia Interamericana which was being held in Rio de Janeiro. In thick fog the airplane flew past the destination. A forced landing was carried out near Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, 315 km northeast of Rio de Janeiro.


Piston Engine Airliner Production List / A.B. Eastwood, J. Roach, 1996
El Litoral 13-8-1947


photo (c) João da Silva; Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, ES; 13 August 1947

photo (c) João da Silva; Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, ES; 13 August 1947

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