Narrative:The F-27 took off from Bogotá at 12:25 for a flight to Valledupar. The aircraft went missing but the wreckage was found 3 days later.
|Date:||05 FEB 1972|
|C/n / msn:|| 75|
|First flight:|| 1960|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15|
|Total:||Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Valledupar Airport (VUP) (Colombia)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Valledupar Airport (VUP/SKVP), 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 Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Valledupar Airport as the crow flies is 642 km (401 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.