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Accident description
Last updated: 25 June 2018
Status:
Date:Saturday 5 February 1949
Time:09:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:AVIANCA
Registration: HK-134
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Buenaventura Bay (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Buenaventura Airport (BUN/SKBU), Colombia
Narrative:
Crashed on landing.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 6 February, p1+9


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