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Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Friday 16 November 1962
Time:22:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D-10-DC Skymaster (DC-4)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC-693
C/n / msn: 10183
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Suárez, Tolima (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Narrative:
A Douglas C-54B (DC-4) transport plane of the Colombian Air Force was damaged beyond repair in an accident the Cerro Guayatama near Suárez, Colombia.
The airplane operated on a night-time training flight out of Bogotá-Eldorado Airport.

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 17 Nov 1962


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