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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 17 October 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54 (DC-4)
Operator:Unknown
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Valledupar (   Colombia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on hacienda del Cesar, carrying a load of marijuana.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 18 October 1978, p3B (photo)


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