asn logo
Accident description
Last updated: 28 November 2015
Date:Saturday 4 March 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
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)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
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.

» El Tiempo 5 March 1967, p11


Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

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 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.
languages: English Français Nederlands Deutsch Espanol