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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Thursday 10 July 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188AF Electra
Operator:Aerocondor - Aerovías Cóndor de Colombia
Registration: HK-1976
MSN: 1087
First flight: 1959-08-20 (15 years 11 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
The Electra suddenly veered to the right shortly after lift-off from runway 12, sank back and crashed into an Aerocosta DC-6 (HK-756) on the ground. Fire destroyed both aircraft.


photo of Lockheed-L-188AF-Electra-N7138C
accident date: 10-07-1975
type: Lockheed L-188AF Electra
registration: N7138C

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 Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Barranquilla-Soledad Airport as the crow flies is 688 km (430 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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