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Accident description
Last updated: 19 March 2018
Date:Saturday 16 December 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54 (DC-4)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cesar Department (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Crashed and caught fire while trying to land on a hacienda at night. Load of marijuana. Pilot found burnt in wreckage.

» El Tiempo 20 December 1978, p11B


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