Narrative:The DC-3 operated on a flight from Medellin to Buenaventura, when it struck a high ground.
|Date:||Friday 21 January 1972|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 36 / Occupants: 36|
|Total:||Fatalities: 39 / Occupants: 39 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||San Nicolas (Colombia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Buenaventura Airport (BUN/SKBU), Colombia|
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 Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Buenaventura Airport as the crow flies is 307 km (192 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.