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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:Samstag 10 Mai 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:Transandina de Aviación
Kennzeichen: C-801
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Cartagena (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Cartagena-Crespo Airport (CTG/SKCG), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Bogotá-Techo Airport, Kolumbien
Crashed into the sea, just off Playa de Marbella. The airplane had just taken off from Cartagena-Crespo Airport and had reached a height of about 300 m before it came down.

» El Tiempo 11 May 1947, p1+11


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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 Cartagena-Crespo Airport to Bogotá-Techo Airport as the crow flies is 660 km (413 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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