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Last updated: 13 November 2019
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Datum:Sonntag 16 Juli 1978
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Kennzeichen: FAC-680
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cerro Kennedy (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Riohacha-Almirante Padilla Airport (RCH/SKRH), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Santa Marta Airport (SMR/SKSM), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
Struck the Cerro Kennedy mountain in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The wreckage was located after three days.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo - 19 Jul 1978


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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 Riohacha-Almirante Padilla Airport to Santa Marta Airport as the crow flies is 148 km (93 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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