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Last updated: 23 October 2016
Fecha:sábado 8 marzo 1947
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Vías Aéreas de Colombia - VIARCO
Registración: C-400
Numéro de série: 4792
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 25 km NW of Villavicencio (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bogotá-Techo Airport, Colombia
The DC-3 passenger plane impacted the side of a mountain, some twelve minutes after takeoff from Villavicencio, Colombia. The wreckage was located on March 12, 1947.

» Civil Aircraft Registers of Colombia / Air Britain Historians, 1983
» El Tiempo 13-3-1947


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport to Bogotá-Techo Airport as the crow flies is 78 km (49 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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