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Last updated: 12 November 2019
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 11 diciembre 1991
Hora:15:20
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operador:Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas
Registración: HK-2716
Numéro de série: 22478
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 20 km N of Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE/SKRG), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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