Narrative:The C-46 cargo plane, HK-1281, departed Santa Marta Airport (SMR), Colombia at 12:11 on a flight to Guadeloupe. The airplane carried 5000 kgs of carcasses. Estimated time of arrival at Guadeloupe was 17:55. Last position report was at 14░58'N, 64W, flying at 7000 feet.
|Date:||Friday 10 April 1970|
|Type:||Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando|
|C/n / msn:|| 33275|
|First flight:|| 1945|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Missing|
|Airplane fate:|| Presumed damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Caribbean Sea (Atlantic Ocean)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Santa Marta Airport (SMR/SKSM), Colombia|
» El Tiempo 11-4-1970
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.