Accident description
Last updated: 19 December 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 8 December 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A/B
Operator:Líneas Aéreas del Caribe - LAC Colombia
Registration: HK-1707X
C/n / msn: 44687/535
First flight: 1954
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:Sierra Cucuy (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Trinidad Airport (TDA/SKTD), Colombia
Narrative:
Missing.

Classification:
Missing
Missing

Sources:


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photo of Douglas DC-6A/B N90687
N90687 was sold to LAC Colombia in April 1976.
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Map
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 Trinidad Airport as the crow flies is 285 km (178 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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