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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 19 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 de Colombia
Registration: C-202
C/n / msn: 18-2493
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Bogota and Bucaramanga (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bogotá-Techo Airport, Colombia
Destination airport:Bucaramanga-Gomez Niño Airport, Colombia
Narrative:
Crashed in mountainous terrain.

Sources:
» World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham


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Distance from Bogotá-Techo Airport to Bucaramanga-Gomez Niño Airport as the crow flies is 296 km (185 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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