Date & Time: Jul 15, 1938 at 0530 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-3
Operator:
Registration:
NC18114
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Morón – Asunción
MSN:
1990
YOM:
1937
Country:
Argentina
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
1
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, an engine failed. The crew tried to return to the airport and attempted a turn when the aircraft stalled, hit the roof of a local hospital and crashed in some trees. All aircraft's occupants were rescued while one person in the hospital was killed.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.