Descripción del Accidente ASN 24 NOV 1980 Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3) HK-1221G - Murri
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Fecha:lunes 24 noviembre 1980
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Dirección General de Aduanas
Registración: HK-1221G
Numéro de série: 9703
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Murri (   Colombia)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 2896 m (9501 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Turbo-Gonzalo Mejía Airport (TRB/SKTU), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
The DC-3, operated by the Colombian Customs, was destroyed when it impacted the side of a mountain (Cerro El Boquerón) at 9500 feet. All aboard were killed.
Weather in the area was poor with heavy rainfall.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Continued VFR flight in deteriorating weather at very low altitude in a mountainous area.

» El Tiempo - 27 Nov 1980, p.6A
» El Tiempo - 29 November 1980, p.1A+6A
» El Tiempo - 2 December 1980, p.2B
» El Tiempo - 26 Nov 1980


photo of Douglas-C-47A-HK-1221G
accident date: 24-11-1980
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: HK-1221G

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 Turbo-Gonzalo Mejía Airport to Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport as the crow flies is 244 km (152 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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