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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 20 April 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Lineas Aéreas La Urraca
Registration: HK-500
C/n / msn: 19637
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:near Sabana Larga (   Venezuela)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Colombia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-47 force-landed in a field following a loss of engine power after takeoff from Cúcuta.

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 20 April 1977


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