ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-40-DL (DC-3) HK-1078 Miraflores Airport (MFS)
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Date:Wednesday 17 June 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-40-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Taxi Aéreo El Venado
Registration: HK-1078
MSN: 9884
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Miraflores Airport (MFS) (   Colombia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Miraflores Airport (MFS/SKMF), Colombia
Emergency landing with one prop feathered. Because of another aircraft obstruction the runway, the DC-3 had to overshoot. The aircraft ditched into a lake while repositioning to land in the opposite direction.

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