Date & Time: Mar 30, 1968
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Panama City-Tocumen Airport, while in initial climb, the four engine stalled and crashed in a huge explosion near the runway end. The aircraft was destroyed and all three crew members were killed.
The engine number three caught fire shortly after rotation and control was lost.