- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 17, 1966
Time: 18:30
Location: Puertos Lobos, Argentina
Operator: Aerovias Halcon
Flight #: ?
Route: Rio Gallegos - Buenos Aires
AC Type: Curtiss C-46F-1-CU
Registration: LV-GLA
cn / ln: 22534
Aboard: 16   (passengers:12  crew:4)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Ditched in the ocean after running out of fuel after a problem caused excessive fuel consumption. Decision to continue a flight with both engines impaired until ditching at night became inevitable, instead of making an emergency daytime landing on any of the various runways in the area at a time when the situation made it clear that this operation was inevitable.
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