Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 10 April 1970
Type:Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando
Operator:Aerocosta Colombia
Registration: HK-1281
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) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Santa Marta Airport (SMR/SKSM), Colombia
Destination airport:?
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.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 11-4-1970


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