Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 27 April 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Avianca
Registration: HK-326
C/n / msn: 4631
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) from Sogamoso Airport (SOX) (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Sogamoso-Alberto Lleras C. Airport (SOX/SKSO), Colombia
Destination airport:San Luis de Palenque Airport (SQE), Colombia
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff.


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Distance from Sogamoso-Alberto Lleras C. Airport to San Luis de Palenque Airport as the crow flies is 141 km (88 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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