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Accident description
Last updated: 28 March 2017
Date:Tuesday 21 June 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Operator:Aeronorte Colombia - Aerovias del Norte
Registration: HK-75
C/n / msn: 22275
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:?
The C-46 crash-landed while trying to return to the airport following no. 1 engine problems.



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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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