Accident Vickers 745D Viscount HK-1320,
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Date:Wednesday 26 August 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers 745D Viscount
Owner/operator:Aeropesca Colombia
Registration: HK-1320
MSN: 112
Year of manufacture:1956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 50 / Occupants: 50
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 48 km N of Florencia -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Florencia-Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes Airport (FLA/SKFL)
Destination airport:Neiva Airport (NVA/SKNV)
The Viscount crashed into the jungle on a mountain peak called Mt. Santa Elena.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Continuing VFR in meteorological conditions below the minimum laid down in the Manual of Colombian air routes.


The Bulletin - Aug 27, 1981

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
4 February 1976 HK-1320 Aeropesca Colombia 0 Bogotá/Eldorado (BOG) sub



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG); August 1974

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