Date & Time: Nov 16, 1970
Type of aircraft:
Transportes Aéreos Latin America
Landing (descent or approach)
Antofagasta – Caldera – La Rioja – Asunción
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was completing a cargo flight from Antofagasta to Asunción with intermediate stops in Caldera and La Rioja. En route to Asunción, the crew informed ATC about technical problems and was cleared to divert to Córdoba Air Base. On final, the airplane crashed in flames in a prairie located near the district of Antigua, about 4 km southeast of the airfield. All four crew members escaped uninjured while the aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.