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Last updated: 15 November 2018
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Date:Tuesday 30 August 1988
Time:ca 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas AC-47B (DC-3)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC-1650
C/n / msn: 25501/14056
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Villavicencio and Neiva (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Villavicencio Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombia
Destination airport:Neiva Airport (NVA/SKNV), Colombia
Narrative:
Missing en route between Villavicencio and Neiva, Colombia. The airplane had just been delivered following conversion to an AC-47 gunship.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 31 Aug. 1988


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photo of Douglas AC-47B (DC-3) FAC-650
FAC-650 later became FAC-1650
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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 Villavicencio Airport to Neiva Airport as the crow flies is 229 km (143 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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