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Huila

Crash of a Douglas DC-4 in Neiva

Date & Time: Aug 11, 1981
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HK-136
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Florencia - Neiva
MSN:
10407
YOM:
1944
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While descending to Neiva Airport, the crew encountered unknown technical problems and completed an emergency landing in an open field. All occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Mitsubishi MU-2J Marquise near Neiva: 5 killed

Date & Time: Feb 12, 1978
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N888MA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Neiva - La Macarena
MSN:
550
YOM:
1972
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Neiva-Benito Salas Airport, the twin engine airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in a mountainous area. The wreckage and the five occupants were never found.
Final Report:

Crash of a Junkers W.34hi in El Retiro: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jul 28, 1935
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
406
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Palanquero – Tres Esquinas
MSN:
2779
YOM:
1934
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
En route, crew encountered engine problems and lost control of the aircraft that crashed in El Retiro, near the Rio Magdalena. All five occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.