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Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 3 November 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Compania Aéreo Amazonas
Kennzeichen: HC-ANJ
Werknummer: 20719
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Nevado de Santa Isabel (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3, which was ferried for repairs to Bogotá, collided with a volcano at an elevation of 5100 m.
The wreckage was found on January 6, 1972.



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Distance from Cali Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 278 km (174 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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