ASN Aircraft accident Douglas DC-4 HK-1309 Saravena
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Date:Monday 30 June 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operator:Taxi Aéreo El Venado
Registration: HK-1309
MSN: 10403
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:27,5 km (17.2 mls) S of Saravena (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Colombia
Destination airport:Tame Airport (TME/SKTM), Colombia
The DC-4 left Cucuta at 18:30 for a flight to Tame. The aircraft was last heard from passing Saravena at 2000 feet. The wreckage was found two days later in the foothills of the Cordillera at an altitude of 2300 feet.


photo of Douglas-DC-4-HK-1309
accident date: 30-06-1975
type: Douglas DC-4
registration: HK-1309

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 Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport to Tame Airport as the crow flies is 183 km (114 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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