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Last updated: 22 January 2021
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Fecha:jueves 12 febrero 1970
Hora:ca 07:38
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Lineas Aéreas La Urraca
Registración: HK-1270
Numéro de série: 4544
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Puerto López (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Inírida-César Gaviria Trujillo Airport (PDA/SKPD), Colombia
Descripción:
A Douglas C-47 passenger plane, operated by the Colombian airline La Urraca, was destroyed when it crashed near Puerto López, Colombia. Of the fourteen occupants, one survived. The survivor, a 22 year old male passenger died of his injuries on February 15.
The airplane had departed Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC) at 06:20, bound for Puerto Inírida (PDA). Some 55 minutes into the flight, the no. 1 engine oversped. The crew reported they were turning back to Villavicencio. The airplane crashed 23 minutes later.

Fuentes:
» El Tiempo - 13 Feb 1970
» El Tiempo - 16 Feb 1970


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Distance from Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport to Inírida-César Gaviria Trujillo Airport as the crow flies is 631 km (394 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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