ASN Aircraft accident Convair CV-300 N777DC Cienéga Unguía
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Date:Saturday 1 April 1978
Type:Convair CV-300
Operator:Onyx Aviation
Registration: N777DC
MSN: 141
First flight: 1949
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cienéga Unguía (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A Convair CV-300, registered N777DC, carried out a forced landing in the Cienéga Unguía lagoon, Colombia.
The flight crossed the border from Panama to Colombia. It was not authorized to enter Colombian airspace.

Forced landing outside airport

» El Tiempo - 2 Apr 1978
» El Tiempo - 3 Apr 1978


photo of Convair-CV-300-N777DC
accident date: 01-04-1978
type: Convair CV-300
registration: N777DC
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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