Accident Douglas C-54D (DC-4) HK-1808,
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Date:Thursday 19 June 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
Owner/operator:Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas
Registration: HK-1808
MSN: 10669
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:3 km from La Macarena Airport (LMC) -   Colombia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:La Macarena Airport (LMC)
Destination airport:Mitú-Fabio Alberto León Bentley Airport (MVP/SKMU)
Crashed while returning to the airport following a no. 4 engine (Pratt & Whitney R-2000) failure.
The aircraft carried 21 cows and an undetermined number of pigs.


El Tiempo 21 June 1986, p2A



photo (c) Karl Krämer, via Werner Fischdick; Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC); February 1982

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