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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 9 January 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-260 Srs. 2A
Operator:SATENA
Registration: FAC-1103
C/n / msn: 1704
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28
Total:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:50 km (31.3 mls) NW of Florencia (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Florencia-Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes Airport (FLA/SKFL), Colombia
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Narrative:
The HS-748 the Gabinete Peak in the Andes, killing all on board.

Sources:
» Ellensburg Daily Record - Jan 10, 1974


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Distance from Florencia-Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 378 km (236 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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