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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 26 July 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Avianca
Registration: C-101
C/n / msn: 4688
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Honda (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft overran the runway and ran into some houses. The right hand main gear collapsed and the right hand engine separated.
Two persons on the ground suffered serious injuries.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» El Tiempo 27 July 1946, p1+20
» El Tiempo 29 July 1946, p7


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