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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 13 October 1969
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-660
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3,2 km (2 mls) from Piendamó, Cauca (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Popayán Airport (PPN/SKPP), Colombia
Destination airport:Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia
Narrative:
Forced landing after engine failure.
The airplane was chartered to fly a bank director to airports in the area of Popayan.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 14 October 1969, 1+31


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Distance from Popayán Airport to Cali Airport as the crow flies is 123 km (77 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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