Accident Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) HK-328,
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Date:Wednesday 9 March 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Registration: HK-328
MSN: 20224
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Cerro Trujillo -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Condoto-Mandinga Airport (COG/SKCD)
Destination airport:Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL)
A Douglas C-47 passenger plane operated by Avianca was destroyed when it impacted a mountainside during a domestic flight between Condoto and Cali, Colombia.
All eight on board were killed. The airplane also carried a cargo of gold and platinum.
The flight departed Condoto at 14:36, expecting to arrive at Cali about 15:35. Last radio contact was at 15:15 when the flight reported north of Cali at 12,500 feet.

The wreckage was found on March 13, 1955.


Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 62)
El Tiempo 24 March 1955, p.18
El Tiempo 13 March 1955, p.1
El Tiempo 10 March 1955, p.1

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