Narrative:Struck a cloud covered mountain peak at 11620 feet (3540m) and fell 800m into a canyon.
|Date:||Thursday 15 January 1976|
Douglas C-54A-5-DC (DC-4)
|Operator:||Taxi Aéreo El Venado|
|C/n / msn:|| 10280|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10|
|Total:||Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||50 km (31.3 mls) from Bogotá (Colombia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||La Macarena Airport (LMC), Colombia|
» Aviation News 06.02.1976
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 Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to La Macarena Airport as the crow flies is 282 km (176 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.