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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 15 February 1953
Time:07:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46
Operator:Lineas Interamericana Aérea
Registration: HK-606
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Medellín Airport (EOH) (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Destination airport:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
Narrative:
Landing accident- damaged beyond repair.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 16 February 1953, p1+9


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Distance from Barranquilla-Soledad Airport to Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport as the crow flies is 524 km (327 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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