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Fecha:domingo 7 mayo 1972
Hora:ca 15:35
Tipo:Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 101
Operador:Lineas Aéreas La Urraca
Registración: HK-721
Numéro de série: 152
Año de Construcción: 1962
Motores: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart (series unknown)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 28
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 32
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:0,9 km (0.6 milles) de Valledupar Airport (VUP) (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Valledupar Airport (VUP/SKVP), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barrancabermeja-Yariguíes Airport (EJA/SKEJ), Colombia
Descripción:
A Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 101 passenger plane sustained substantial damage in a forced landing accident near Valledupar, Colombia.
The airplane, operated by La Urraca, originated in Maicao (MCJ) and was bound for Bogotá (BOG) with en route stops at Valledupar (VUP) and Barrancabermeja (EJA). The airplane took off from Valledupar at 15:30 and suffered a no. 1 engine failure several minutes later. The captain attempted to return on one engine but the airplane lost height quickly. A forced landing was carried out some 900 metres short of the runway.

Fuentes:
» El Tiempo - 8 May 1972


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Distance from Valledupar Airport to Barrancabermeja-Yariguíes Airport as the crow flies is 382 km (239 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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