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Accident description
Last updated: 28 May 2016
Date:Wednesday 18 February 2009
Time:ca 08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Basler BT-67 Turbo 67 (DC-3T)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC-1670
C/n / msn: 19125
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67R
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) from Palanquero-German Olano Air Base (PQE) (   Colombia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Palanquero-German Olano Air Base (PQE/SKPQ), Colombia
Destination airport:Palanquero-German Olano Air Base (PQE/SKPQ), Colombia
The Douglas DC-3C Basler turbo-conversion aircraft was on a training flight out of Palanquero-German Olano Air Base (PQE). The airplane crashed in the vicinity of the air base.

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Distance from Palanquero-German Olano Air Base to Palanquero-German Olano Air Base as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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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