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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 2 July 1963
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-678
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tauramena Airport (TAU) (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Apiay-Captain Luis F. Gómez Niño Air Base (API/SKAP), Colombia
Destination airport:Tauramena Airport (TAU), Colombia
Narrative:
Impacted terrain during landing in poor weather conditions.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 3 July 1963, p1+25


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