Narrative:Crashed after takeoff following fire in the no. 2 engine.
|Date:||Wednesday 29 December 1954|
Curtiss C-46 Commando
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ) ( Colombia)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Bogotá-Techo Airport, Colombia|
» El Tiempo 30 December 1954, p1+9
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 62)
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 Barranquilla-Soledad Airport to Bogotá-Techo Airport as the crow flies is 696 km (435 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.