ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar YS-28 Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH)
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Date:Monday 17 March 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Operator:TACA International Airlines
Registration: YS-28
MSN: 18-2450
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:12 km (7.5 mls) NW of Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH) (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
Destination airport:San José-La Sabana Airport, Costa Rica
Flew into the a mountainside of Cerro del Padre Amaya.

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Distance from Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to San José-La Sabana Airport as the crow flies is 1019 km (637 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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