Date & Time: Mar 6, 1966 at 0945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation
Landing (descent or approach)
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Oakland – Lima – Buenos Aires
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft was on a delivery flight from Oakland to its new operator in Buenos Aires. While descending to Lima-Callao Airport, three of the four engine stopped. The pilot-in-command reduced his altitude and ditched the aircraft few km off shore. The crew of a fishing vessel was able to evacuate all five crew members while the aircraft sank and was lost.
Failure of three engine for undetermined reason.