Accident
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Sonntag 22 April 1962
Zeit:10:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK
Fluggesellschaft:Aerovias Pilotos Asociados - AVISPA
Kennzeichen: HK-524
Werknummer: 12075
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 36 / Insassen: 36
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 40 / Insassen: 40
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:50 km (31.3 Meilen) von Bahía Solano (   Kolumbien) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bahía Solano-José Celestino Mutis Airport (BSC/SKBS), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Quibdó-El Caraño Airport (UIB/SKUI), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
Flew into the Pico Bonito in the Serrania del Baudó mountain range.
The aircraft's certificate permitted it to carry 31 persons, including crew members. However, at the time of the accident the airplane carried 4 crew, 29 passengers, 5 infants in arms and 2 children.
The maximum takeoff weight permitted by the Colombian Civil Aeronautics Department was 11431 kg. At the time of the accident the aircraft's weight was about 12002 kg.


PROBABLE CAUSE:
The cause of the accident was not determined. Possible contributing factors were:
1) weather conditions at the time; or
2) an error of the pilot in flying at an altitude unsuited to the route.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume I, Circular 71-AN/63 (28-30)


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Distance from Bahía Solano-José Celestino Mutis Airport to Quibdó-El Caraño Airport as the crow flies is 100 km (63 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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