Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 1 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 29 mayo 1967
Hora:17:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Operador:Aerocondor - Aerovías Cóndor de Colombia
Registración: HK-757
Numéro de série: 10404
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 22
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:sobre San Marcos (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Descripción:
Douglas DC-4 passenger plane, HK-757, sustained substantial damage following a bomb explosion en route between Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ) and Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG).
The airplane had departed Barranquila at 16:40. Some 55 minutes into the flight, while en route at 6000 feet, an explosion tore a 3-foot hole in the fuselage. The flight continued and a safe landing was carried out at Bogota. A time bomb had been place on board the airplane.


Fuentes:
» El Tiempo - 30 May 1967, p1+3
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
» El Tiempo - 12 Mar 1969


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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 Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado 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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