Narrative:The DC-3 departed Tumaco at 08:25, estimating a 09:55 arrival at Cali. The crew became lost in rainy weather conditions and flew into Trujillo Mountain at 9670 feet. The wreckage was found on October 31, 1974.
|Date:||Monday 12 August 1974|
Douglas C-47-DL (Hyper)
|C/n / msn:|| 4527|
|First flight:|| 1942|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24|
|Total:||Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 27 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||ca 100 km NE of Cali ( Colombia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Tumaco-La Florida Airport (TCO/SKCO), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia|
» El Tiempo - 13 Aug. 1974
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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 Tumaco-La Florida Airport to Cali Airport as the crow flies is 324 km (203 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.