Accident description
Last updated: 18 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 26 March 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 745D Viscount
Operator:Aeropesca Colombia
Registration: HK-2382
C/n / msn: 212
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Quetame (   Colombia) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombia
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Flightnumber: 217
Narrative:
The Viscount flew into a mountain at 7700 feet in stormy weather.

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Distance from Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 83 km (52 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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