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Last updated: 18 September 2020
Fecha:martes 18 julio 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 785D Viscount
Operador:Aerolíneas TAO
Registración: HK-1058
Numéro de série: 380
Año de Construcción: 1958-05-09 (14 years 2 months)
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 46
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 52
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:145 km (90.6 milles) SE of San Andrés (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:San Andrés Island Airport (ADZ/SKSP), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Número de Vuelo:511
Aerolíneas TAO flight 511 was en route from San Andrés Island to Bogotá, Colombia when a TAO employee entered the cockpit and shot the captain. A fight ensued with the co-pilot and the assailant was overpowered and the injured co-pilot safely landed at Cartagena-Crespo Airport at 18:46 hours.
The captain sustained fatal injuries.

» El Tiempo 19 July 1972, p1+2B


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Distance from San Andrés Island Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 1201 km (751 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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