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Last updated: 22 November 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 11 Dezember 1991
Zeit:15:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas
Kennzeichen: HK-2716
Werknummer: 22478
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 20 km N of Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE/SKRG), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
A Curtiss C-46 Commando transport plane was destroyed in an accident near Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG), Colombia. All eight aboard were killed.
The airplane, HK-2716, had been involved in a gear collapsed incident at Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE) on September 23, 1991. Repairs were carried out and the plane was to be ferried back to Bogotá on December 11.
While descending towards Bogotá, the airplane flew into the side of a hill.

Informationsquelle:
» Scramble 152
» El Tiempo 13-12-1991


Fotos

photo of Curtiss-C-46F-Commando-HK-2716
accident date: 11-12-1991
type: Curtiss C-46F Commando
registration: HK-2716
 

Map
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 Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 214 km (134 miles).

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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