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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 21 February 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC-664
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:near Campoalegre, Huila (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Emergency landing due to engine failure. The C-47 hit a tree, causing the engine to separate from its mounts. One crew member was slightly injured.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 22 February 1950, p1+11


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