Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Datum:zaterdag 29 april 1978
Tijd:16:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-118A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Líneas Aéreas del Caribe - LAC Colombia
Registratie: HK-1705
Constructienummer: 43565/243
Bouwjaar: 1952
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 1 km NW of Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia) show on map
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Beschrijving:
A Douglas C-118A (DC-6) cargo plane was destroyed when it crashed shortly after takeoff from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG), Colombia. All three crew members and five of the nine passengers were killed. The airplane reportedly failed to gain sufficient height on takeoff from runway 30. It struck a tree and broke up.
Authorities reported after the accident that it was not authorized to carry passengers on this airplane as it was configured for cargo flights.


Bronnen:
» El Tiempo - 30 Abr 1978


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Kaart
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 Bogotá-Eldorado Airport en Barranquilla-Soledad Airport bedraagt 688 km (430 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.
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