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Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:Monday 15 July 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Operator:Aerocondor - Aerovías Cóndor de Colombia
Registration: HK-400
C/n / msn: 30622
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ) (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bogotá-Techo Airport, Colombia
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Narrative:
Belly landed due to failure of undercarriage.

Classification:
Wheel(s) up landing

Sources:
» El Tiempo 16 July 1957, p6


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Distance from Bogotá-Techo Airport to Barranquilla-Soledad Airport as the crow flies is 696 km (435 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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