Narrative:The aircraft took off from runway 30, climbed to 300 feet until it started to descend again. The C-46 struck the ground 1 mile beyond the end of the runway. The aircraft had been overloaded.
|Date:||Thursday 13 February 1969|
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
|C/n / msn:|| 33367|
|First flight:|| 1945|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) ( Colombia)
|Crash site elevation:|| 2548 m (8360 feet) amsl |
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia|
» El Tiempo, 14 Feb 1969
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 Cali Airport as the crow flies is 278 km (174 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.