Airplane Crash - Near Artigas, Uruguay 02/10/1978

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Artigas, Uruguay


Date02/10/1978
Time11:20
LocationNear Artigas, Uruguay
OperatorMilitary - Uruguayan Air Force
RouteArtigas - Montevideo
TypeDouglas C-47A-DL
RegistrationT511
Cn/In19301
Aboard44
Fatalities44
Ground0
SummaryThe passenger flight attempted to make an emergency landing at Artigas Airport when it had taken off from. An engine failure was followed by a wide banking turn and crash to the ground bursting into flames.

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