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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 4 Februar 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A/B
Fluggesellschaft:Líneas Aéreas del Caribe - LAC Colombia
Kennzeichen: HK-1389
Werknummer: 43519/221
Baujahr: 1952
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Santa Marta (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Santa Marta-Simón Bolívar Airport (SMR/SKSM), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Curaçao-Hato International Airport (CUR/TNCC), Curaçao
Crashed into the sea following engine trouble.

» Aviation News 05.03.1976


photo of Douglas-DC-6A-B-HK-1389
accident date: 04-02-1976
type: Douglas DC-6A/B
registration: HK-1389

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 Santa Marta-Simón Bolívar Airport to Curaçao-Hato International Airport as the crow flies is 583 km (364 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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