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Crash of a Beechcraft D18S in Espinal: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jul 9, 1978
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
HK-2114X
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
A-1011
YOM:
1954
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a cargo flight from Tres Esquinas Airport. In unknown circumstances, the twin engine airplane crashed in the region of Espinal. The wreckage was found in an isolated area and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-10-DK in Mitú

Date & Time: Jul 19, 1977
Registration:
HK-166
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
12560
YOM:
1944
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances while on approach to Mitú-Fabio Alberto León Bentley Airport. Six occupants were seriously injured while four others were unhurt. The aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Curtiss C-46A-35-CU Commando in Leticia

Date & Time: Apr 30, 1973
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
HK-791
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
26805
YOM:
1944
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown, a tyre burst. The airplane veered off runway and came to rest. There were no casualties but the aircraft was written off.
Probable cause:
Loss of control after a tyre burst upon landing.