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Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 31 Januar 1954
Zeit:18:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Kennzeichen: FAC-674
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Apiay Air Base (API) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Orocué Airport (ORC/SKOE), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Apiay-Captain Luis F. Gómez Niño Air Base (API/SKAP), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 transport plane impacted terrain while turning onto finals at Apiay Air Base, Colombia.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo 2 February 1954, p1+21


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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 Orocué Airport to Apiay-Captain Luis F. Gómez Niño Air Base as the crow flies is 257 km (160 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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