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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 1 April 1978
Time:14:30
Type:Convair CV-300
Operator:Thrifty Threads Inc
Registration: N777DC
C/n / msn: 141
First flight: 1949
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cienéga Unguía (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Convair CV-300, registered N777DC, carried out a forced landing in the Cienéga Unguía lagoon, Colombia.
The flight crossed the border from Panama to Colombia. It was not authorized to enter Colombian airspace.

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 2 Apr 1978
» El Tiempo - 3 Apr 1978


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