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Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Datum:Sonntag 28 Januar 1962
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Avianca
Kennzeichen: HK-130
Werknummer: 10469
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 50
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 54
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cúcuta Airport (CUC) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
A Douglas C-54 passenger plane, operated by Avianca, was damaged beyond repair in a landing accident at Cúcuta Airport (CUC), Colombia. There were no fatalities.
The airplane operated on a flight from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) to Cúcuta. The C-54 landed hard, causing the main undercarriage to penetrate the wing. Fuel tanks were severed and escaping fuel caught fire.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo - 29 Jan. 1962


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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport as the crow flies is 400 km (250 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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