Accident Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3) HK-161,
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Date:Saturday 24 December 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Registration: HK-161
MSN: 19630
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 29
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Cerro Las Animas -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Destination airport:Pasto-Antonio Nariño Airport (PSO/SKPS)
Avianca Flight 729 departed Bogotá-Eldorado Airport at 08:12 hours local time on a domestic flight to Pasto. Last radio contact was at 09:20 when it reported to a controller at Cali that the flight expected to arrive at Pasto at 10:17 hours.
The wreckage was found on January 4, 1967 on a mountain slope, 60 km northeast of Pasto.


El Tiempo - 26 Dec 1966
El Tiempo - 5 Jan 1967



photo (c) Manuel Caicedo; Cascubel River; February 1967

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