ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-49J (DC-3) HK-1517E Ipiales Airport (IPI)
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Date:Friday 22 August 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49J (DC-3)
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Nacional - TANA
Registration: HK-1517E
MSN: 4997
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ipiales Airport (IPI) (   Colombia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ipiales-San Luis Airport (IPI/SKIP), Colombia
Destination airport:Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia
The aircraft suffered a runway excursion during take-off in fog and heavy rain.

» El Tiempo 22 August 1975, p14C


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Distance from Ipiales-San Luis Airport to Cali Airport as the crow flies is 329 km (206 miles).

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