Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 13 February 1969
Time:16:10
Type:Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operator:Aeropesca Colombia
Registration: HK-683
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) show on map
Crash site elevation: 2548 m (8360 feet) amsl
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia
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.

Sources:
» El Tiempo, 14 Feb 1969


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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.
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