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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137367
Last updated: 25 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC112
C/n / msn: 523
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guachiral, Meta -   Colombia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Guachiral Airport
Crashed and burned on approach to hacienda in the Los Llanos Occidentales. Governor of Antioquia Coronel Gustavo Sierra Ochoa (45), his companions, including a child and pilot Ten Jairo Ruiz killed.


El Tiempo 31 December 1957, p16
El Litoral 29 January 1957, p1

Revision history:

11-Jul-2011 11:47 TB Added
01-Feb-2014 22:02 TB Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Feb-2014 18:32 TB Updated [Date, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2015 08:42 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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