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Last updated: 16 September 2019
Fecha:jueves 21 mayo 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (Hiper DC-3)
Registración: HK-121
Numéro de série: 4370
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 23
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Barrancabermeja, Barranquilla (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:El Yopal Airport (EYP/SKYP), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sogamoso-Alberto Lleras C. Airport (SOX/SKSO), Colombia
Douglas Hiper DC-3 operated by Avianca was hijacked by four passengers who demanded to be flown to Cuba.
The airplane headed for Santiago de Cuba but was not allowed to land there. The flight then diverted to Kingston, Jamaica.

» El Tiempo - 22 May 1970


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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 El Yopal Airport to Sogamoso-Alberto Lleras C. Airport as the crow flies is 76 km (47 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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