ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando HK-1282 Aruba
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Date:Thursday 16 September 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operator:Aerosucre Colombia
Registration: HK-1282
MSN: 33345
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:off Aruba (   Aruba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Destination airport:Aruba-Reina Beatrix Airport (AUA/TNCA), Aruba
The aircraft went missing en route to Aruba.


» El Tiempo - Jan 11, 1986


photo of Curtiss-C-46D-Commando-HK-1282
accident date: 16-09-1976
type: Curtiss C-46D Commando
registration: HK-1282

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 Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport to Aruba-Reina Beatrix Airport as the crow flies is 546 km (341 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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