Narrative:A 29-year old male passenger entered the cockpit shortly after takeoff from Pereira Airport (PEI). Colombia. He drew a revolver and demanded 2 million dollars and the release of a political prisoner. The airplane landed at Cali and was parked at the end of the runway.
|Date:||Wednesday 24 July 1974|
|C/n / msn:|| 19524/428|
|First flight:|| 1967-06-23 (7 years 1 months)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 123 |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Cali Airport (CLO) (Colombia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Pereira Airport (PEI/SKPE), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia|
The plane was stormed and the hijacker killed in the struggle. This was the second hijacking of the man as he had hijacked a plane to Cuba in 1969.
» El Tiempo - 25 Jul 1974
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 Pereira Airport to Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport as the crow flies is 157 km (98 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.