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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:Tuesday 17 June 1958
Time:ca 10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A Packet
Operator:Líneas Aéreas del Caribe - LIDCA
Registration: HK-930
MSN: 10099
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near San Antonio del Táchira, Junín district (   Venezuela)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Arauca-Santiago Pérez Airport (AUC/SKUC), Colombia
Destination airport:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Colombia
Narrative:
The Fairchild C-82A Packet transport plane departed Arauca, Colombia at 09:30, bound for Cúcuta, Colombia.
Last radio contact was about 10:00 hours over Santo Domingo, Venezuela. The aircraft was located crashed in jungle on cerro El Zamura in Venezuela.

Sources:
» Diario las Américas 20 June 1958, p1
» Diário de Lisboa 19 June 1958, p9
» El Tiempo 18 June 1958, p18


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Distance from Arauca-Santiago Pérez Airport to Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport as the crow flies is 217 km (135 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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