Accident description
Last updated: 28 August 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 22 January 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:TACA de Colombia
Registration: C-204
C/n / msn: 19725
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Santay Island (   Ecuador)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The DC-3 had to be ditched off Santay Island when the no. 1 engine caught fire.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» Civil Aircraft Registers of Colombia / Air Britain Historians, 1983


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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