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Last updated: 19 January 2021
Datum:Freitag 20 Dezember 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Vías Aéreas de Colombia - VIARCO
Kennzeichen: C-406
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Buenaventura (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Buenaventura-Gerardo Tobar López Airport (BUN/SKBU), Kolumbien
Struck a submerged tree trunk or mud bank and broke in to on landing after a flight from Cali.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Cali Airport to Buenaventura-Gerardo Tobar López Airport as the crow flies is 74 km (46 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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