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Last updated: 24 October 2020
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Fecha:domingo 28 enero 1962
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Operador:Avianca
Registración: HK-130
Numéro de série: 10469
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 50
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 54
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cúcuta Airport (CUC) (   Colombia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Colombia
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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