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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Date:Wednesday 4 May 1983
Time:09:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-40-DK (DC-3)
Operator:SATENA
Registration: FAC-1126
C/n / msn: 33608/16860
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cali-Palmaseca Airport (CLO) (   Colombia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cali-Palmaseca Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia
Destination airport:Guapi Airport (GPI/SKGP), Colombia
Narrative:
The C-47 operated by SATENA made an emergency landing near the Cali-Palmaseca Airport (CLO) due to engine failure shortly after takeoff.

Sources:
» El Siglo de Torreon 5 May 1983, p23


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photo of Douglas C-47B-DK 44-77276
This C-47 was put on storage in July 1969 untit it was bought by the Colombian Air Force in April 1976
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Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Cali-Palmaseca Airport to Guapi Airport as the crow flies is 199 km (125 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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