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Last updated: 29 November 2020
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Date:Wednesday 13 July 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:Lineas Interamericana Aérea
Registration: HK-607
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Capacho (   Venezuela)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Colombia
Destination airport:Cravo Norte Airport (RAV/SKCN), Colombia
Narrative:
A Curtiss C-46 Commando operated by Lineas Interamericana Aérea was destroyed when it crashed during a flight from Cúcuta to Cravo Norte, Colombia.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 15 July 1955, p1+23
» El Tiempo 17 July 1955, p1+19
» El Tiempo 19 July 1955, p1


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Distance from Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport to Cravo Norte Airport as the crow flies is 309 km (193 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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