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Datum:vrijdag 9 april 1948
Tijd:ca 10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Sociedad Colombiana de Transportes Aéreos - SCOLTA
Registratie: C-40
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Buenavista (   Colombia)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Maracaibo-Grano de Oro Airport (ORO/SVMO), Venezuela
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cartagena Airport (CTG/SKCG), Colombia
A Douglas C-47 cargo plane went missing 26 minutes after takeoff from Maracaibo, Venezuela. The aircraft was heading to Cartagena, Colombia. On board were three crew members and manager of SCOLTA, Hernando Navarro Botero.
The wreckage was located in June 1959.

» El Tiempo 16 April 1948, p1
» El Tiempo 10 June 1959, p1+13


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Maracaibo-Grano de Oro Airport en Cartagena Airport bedraagt 422 km (264 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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