Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 4 March 1967
Time:07:25
Type:Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Operator:Aerocondor - Aerovías Cóndor de Colombia
Registration: HK-758
C/n / msn: 32815
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Narrative:
The C-46 transport plane failed to gain height after takeoff from runway 12 at Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG). A forced gear-up landing was carried out on hacienda Tucurinca, about one minute after take-off.
The airplane operated on a cargo flight from Bogotá to Miami via Barranquilla.


Sources:
» El Tiempo 5 March 1967, p11


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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport as the crow flies is 688 km (430 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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