Narrative:Crashed in the Rio Caquetá river, shortly after takeoff from La Pedrera.
|Date:||Saturday 26 November 1966|
|Type:||Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10|
|Total:||Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 13 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||1,5 km (0.9 mls) from La Pedrera Airport (LPD) (Colombia)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||La Pedrera Airport (LPD/SKLP), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Leticia-Alfredo Vásquez Cobo Airport (LET/SKLT), Colombia|
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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 La Pedrera Airport to Leticia-Alfredo Vásquez Cobo Airport as the crow flies is 320 km (200 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.