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Last updated: 23 September 2020
Fecha:lunes 25 octubre 1976
Hora:ca 07:20
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (Hyper)
Operador:Taxi Aéreo El Venado
Registración: HK-149
Numéro de série: 4593
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 32 / Ocupantes: 32
Total:Fatalidades: 36 / Ocupantes: 36
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:6,5 km (4.1 milles) de El Yopal Airport (EYP) (   Colombia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:El Yopal Airport (EYP/SKYP), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Colombia
A no. 1 engine failure shortly after takeoff forced the crew to return to El Yopal. The left wing dropped and the aircraft crashed in a nose-down attitude, bursting into flames.

» The Palm Beach Post - Oct 26, 1976


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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 El Yopal Airport to Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport as the crow flies is 289 km (181 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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