Accident Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor CB-CAM-2, Friday 26 September 1941 The aircraft transported engineers and supplies for mines." /> The aircraft transported engineers and supplies for mines." /> The aircraft transported engineers and supplies for mines." />
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Date:Friday 26 September 1941
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Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Owner/operator:Compania Aramayo de Mines en Bolivie - CAMB
Registration: CB-CAM-2
MSN: 5-AT-080
Year of manufacture:1929
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Challhuani Range, Andes -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in the jungle after engine failure. Pilot Major William "Bill" Brooks.
The aircraft transported engineers and supplies for mines.

Sources:

The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
El Siglo de Torreón 12 October 1941, p8
A Noite 4 October 1941, p3

Statistics

  • 50th worst accident in 1941
  • 9th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 8th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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