1947 BSAA Avro Lancastrian Star Dust accident

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Event.png 1947 BSAA Avro Lancastrian Star Dust accident (air disaster) Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Date2 August 1947
LocationMount Tupungato
Typeair crash
DescriptionA mysterious plane crash incident dating back to 1947 which killed all on board, the wreckage was not found till 51 years later.

On 2 August 1947, Star Dust, a British South American Airways (BSAA) Avro Lancastrian airliner on a flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Santiago, Chile, crashed into Mount Tupungato in the Argentine Andes. The wreckage was discovered in 1998. The fate of the aircraft and its occupants remained unknown for over fifty years, giving rise to various conspiracy theories about its disappearance.[1]