Accident description
Last updated: 29 July 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 29 December 1954
Type:Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:LIDCA
Registration: HK-459
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)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Destination airport:Bogotá-Techo Airport, Colombia
Narrative:
Crashed after takeoff following fire in the nr.2 engine.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 30 December 1954, p1+9
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 62)


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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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