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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Monday 3 August 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 (DC-3)
Operator:SATENA
Registration: FAC-1128
C/n / msn: 4824
First flight: 1941
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Cali-Palmaseca Airport (CLO) (   Colombia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cali-Palmaseca Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-53 transport plane carried out an emergency landing on a farm after suffering an engine failure during a test flight.
The accident occurred shortly after take-off from Cali-Palmaseca Airport, Colombia.

Sources:
» Scramble
» El Tiempo 4 August 1981, p6A


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