Southern Cross Airways

Southern Cross Airways Wednesday February 18, 1959
The cargo plane was overloaded and could not maintain altitude after losing an engine. Crashed while attempting an emergency landing.

Crash Details

DateWednesday February 18, 1959
LocationBelen, Chile
Passengers0
Crew5
Fatalities5
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeCurtiss C-46A
OperatorSouthern Cross Airways
RegistrationN68823
Flight OriginArica, Colombia
Flight Destination Puerto Suarez, Bolilvia
Belen, Chile
Southern Cross Airways
Curtiss C-46A
1959