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Last updated: 19 November 2017
Datum:zaterdag 3 mei 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Registratie: FAC-663
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Sardinata (   Colombia)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ocaña-Aguas Claras Airport (OCV/SKOC), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Colombia
A C-47 transport plane, operated by the Colombian military airline SATENA, crashed in hilly country near Sardinata, Colombia. All four crew members were killed; all three passengers survived.
The aircraft operated on its inaugural flight from Ocaña to Cúcuta. Departure time was 09:23. Last radio contact was at 09:47. Some eight minutes before it was scheduled to arrive at Cúcuta.

» El Tiempo 4 May 1975, p1+4B
» El Tiempo 5 May 1975, p1
» Aviation News 30.05.1975


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Ocaña-Aguas Claras Airport en Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport bedraagt 102 km (64 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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