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Last updated: 18 September 2020
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 24 diciembre 1966
Hora:ca 10:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Avianca
Registración: HK-161
Numéro de série: 19630
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 26 / Ocupantes: 26
Total:Fatalidades: 29 / Ocupantes: 29
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cerro Las Animas (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pasto-Antonio Nariño Airport (PSO/SKPS), Colombia
Número de Vuelo:AV729
Descripción:
Avianca Flight 729 departed Bogotá-Eldorado Airport at 08:12 hours local time on a domestic flight to Pasto. Last radio contact was at 09:20 when it reported to a controller at Cali that the flight expected to arrive at Pasto at 10:17 hours.
The wreckage was found on January 4, 1967 on a mountain slope, 60 km northeast of Pasto.

Fuentes:
» El Tiempo - 26 Dec 1966
» El Tiempo - 5 Jan 1967


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47A-HK-161
accident date: 24-12-1966
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: HK-161
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Pasto-Antonio Nariño Airport as the crow flies is 505 km (315 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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