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Last updated: 1 December 2015
Fecha:jueves 29 enero 1953
Hora:ca 10:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operador:Lineas Interamericana Aérea
Registración: HK-605
Numéro de série: 30362
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 6 km SE of Bogotá-Techo Airport (   Colombia)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bogotá-Techo Airport, Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cartagena Airport (CTG/SKCG), Colombia
The Curtiss C-46 transport plane took off from Bogotá-Techo Airport, Colombia on a domestic cargo flight to Cartagena and Barranquilla. Immediately after takeoff the left hand engine quit. The crew carried out a forced landing in the Santa Lucia suburb of Bogotá.

» El Tiempo 30 January 1953, p1+21


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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 Bogotá-Techo Airport to Cartagena Airport as the crow flies is 660 km (413 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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