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Accident description
Last updated: 20 June 2018
Status:
Date:xx xx 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Unknown
Registration: N....
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near El Banco, Magdalena (   Colombia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed "several month before" May 1980. Rescue teams found two bodies and marijuana in the burnt wreckage. Possible Convair CV-440-38 N102US Farm-Kem Inc. as crashed in Colombia 1980 on landing while smuggling drugs.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 14 May 1980, p21/15 May 1980, p2A


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