Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 22 agosto 1973
Hora:11:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-228F
Operador:Avianca
Registración: HK-111
Numéro de série: 4105
Año de Construcción: 1941
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca El Yopal (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:El Yopal Airport (EYP/SKYP), Colombia
Descripción:
The DC-3 took off from Villavicencio at 11:13 for an estimated 45 min. flight to El Yopal. The aircraft struck a hill at 480m at around 11:40. Visibility in the area was almost zero in the area, while the aircraft was flying VMC.

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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 Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport to El Yopal Airport as the crow flies is 186 km (116 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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