Date: May 18, 1960
Time: ?
Location: El Sosneado, Argentina
Operator: Transamerican Air Transport
Flight #: ?
Route: Buenos Aires - Santiago
AC Type: Curtiss C-46
Registration: LV-GGJ
cn / ln: 22554
Aboard: 10   (passengers:8  crew:2)
Fatalities: 10   (passengers:8  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed due to structural failure after flying into extremely violent turbulence. Insufficient preparation for the flight by the crew. Inadequate arrangements for the secure carriage of the livestock. The pilots failure to familiarize himself with the prevailing weather conditions. Not found until 11/21/61.

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