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Last updated: 25 November 2020
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Fecha:lunes 15 marzo 1948
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Agencia Interamericana de Aviación - AIDA
Registración: C-1002
Numéro de série: 6254
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:29 km (18.1 milles) S of Chocontá (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:El Secreto Airport, Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bogotá-Techo Airport, Colombia
Descripción:
Flew into the side of the Alto El Arrastradero mountain.
A 14-year-old girl survived the accident.

The aircraft is also reported to have had msn 6252, but 6254 seems more likely.

Fuentes:
» El Tiempo 18 March, p1+9
» El Tiempo 17 March 1948, p1+11
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 63)


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Distance from El Secreto Airport to Bogotá-Techo Airport as the crow flies is 121 km (76 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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