Date & Time: Mar 12, 1954 at 0937 LT
Type of aircraft:
Catamarca - Catamarca
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Catamarca Airport, while climbing, two of the three engines failed. The aircraft stalled, struck trees and crashed in a field located three km from the airfield. All four crew members were injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. The crew was completing a spraying mission on behalf of the Argentinian Ministry of Agriculture.
Failure of two engines after takeoff because the fuel was contaminated with water.