Narrative:Emergency landing with one prop feathered. Because of another aircraft obstruction the runway, the DC-3 had to overshoot. The aircraft ditched into a lake while repositioning to land in the opposite direction.
|Date:||Wednesday 17 June 1981|
|Operator:||Taxi Aéreo El Venado|
|C/n / msn:|| 9884|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8|
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 12 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Miraflores Airport (MFS) ( Colombia)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Destination airport:||Miraflores Airport (MFS/SKMF), Colombia|
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