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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:
Date:xx SEP 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Operator:Unknown
Registration: N62242
C/n / msn: 42857/7
First flight: 1946
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:northeast Colombia (   Colombia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Douglas DC-6 aircraft reportedly crashed during takeoff from an airstrip in northeastern Colombia.
Allegedly the aircraft crashed on take-off when it failed to clear trees. At least one occupant, a loader, was killed.

Exact date unknown, likely September or October 1981.

Sources:
» Stef Bailis (E-mail Feb 20, 2016)


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