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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Fecha:jueves 15 enero 1976
Hora:ca 07:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-5-DC (DC-4)
Operador:Taxi Aéreo El Venado
Registración: HK-172
Numéro de série: 10280
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:30 km (18.8 milles) E of Chipaque (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:La Macarena Airport (LMC), Colombia
Struck a cloud covered mountain peak at 11620 feet (3540 m) and fell 800 m into a canyon.

» Aviation News 06.02.1976
» El Tiempo - 16 Jan 1976


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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 Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to La Macarena Airport as the crow flies is 282 km (176 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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