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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 22 abril 1962
Hora:10:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Aerovias Pilotos Asociados - AVISPA
Registración: HK-524
Numéro de série: 12075
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 36 / Ocupantes: 36
Total:Fatalidades: 40 / Ocupantes: 40
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:50 km (31.3 milles) de Bahía Solano (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bahía Solano-José Celestino Mutis Airport (BSC/SKBS), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Quibdó-El Caraño Airport (UIB/SKUI), Colombia
Descripción:
Flew into the Pico Bonito in the Serrania del Baudó mountain range.
The aircraft's certificate permitted it to carry 31 persons, including crew members. However, at the time of the accident the airplane carried 4 crew, 29 passengers, 5 infants in arms and 2 children.
The maximum takeoff weight permitted by the Colombian Civil Aeronautics Department was 11431 kg. At the time of the accident the aircraft's weight was about 12002 kg.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
The cause of the accident was not determined. Possible contributing factors were:
1) weather conditions at the time; or
2) an error of the pilot in flying at an altitude unsuited to the route.

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume I, Circular 71-AN/63 (28-30)


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Distance from Bahía Solano-José Celestino Mutis Airport to Quibdó-El Caraño Airport as the crow flies is 100 km (63 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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Douglas DC-3

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