Narrative:A C-47 passenger plane was damaged beyond repair in a takeoff accident at Bucaramanga-Gomez Niño Airport, Colombia. All 34 occupants survived the accident.
|Date:||11 MAR 1965|
|Type:||Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)|
|C/n / msn:|| 4711|
|First flight:|| 1942|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 34 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Bucaramanga-Gomez Niño Airport (Colombia)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Bucaramanga-Gomez Niño Airport, Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia|
Avianca flight 677 took off at 07:10, bound for Bogotá. It drifted to the right during takeoff and went off the runway. It ran across a ditch and came to rest. A fire broke out.
» Los Tiempos 12-3-1965
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.