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Last updated: 12 April 2021
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Date:Thursday 27 December 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-15-DO (DC-4)
Operator:Avianca
Registration: HK-1027
C/n / msn: 18392
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cartagena Airport (CTG) (   Colombia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ground fire and explosion of a fuel tank on the right hand wing near engine no. 4.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 28 Dec 1973


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photo of Douglas-C-54B-HK-1027
accident date: 27-12-1973
type: Douglas C-54B (DC-4)
registration: HK-1027
 
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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