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Last updated: 22 September 2020
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Datum:Montag 14 August 1978
Zeit:ca 15:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Aeropesca Colombia
Kennzeichen: HK-1350
Werknummer: 22557
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tota Boyaca (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Tame Airport (TME/SKTM), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft, on a VFR flight, collided with a mountain (Mount Paramo de Laura) at 3543 m in worsening weather conditions.
The wind had blown the aircraft off course, which went unnoticed because of deficiencies in the navigation equipment (a.o. two VOR receivers were missing and an unserviceable ADF).
The cargo aircraft was just allowed to carry 6 passengers, not 15.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo - 15 Aug 1978


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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Tame Airport as the crow flies is 326 km (204 miles).

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