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Last updated: 20 January 2022
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Datum:dinsdag 15 september 1964
Tijd:ca 17:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Avianca
Registratie: HK-319
Constructienummer: 19680
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Condoto (   Colombia)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Condoto-Mandinga Airport (COG/SKCD), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
Beschrijving:
The DC-3 landed at Condoto at 16:48 GMT after a flight from Medellin. The aircraft was unloaded and reloaded with 9 metal drums of graphite oil, totaling 2214 kg. The aircraft, with a 11045 kg takeoff weight (1157 kg below mtow), took off from runway 27, heading back for Medellin. Five minutes after takeoff the pilot requested a return to Condoto because the aircraft was badly loaded. The flight was cleared for a runway 27 landing and the pilot reported on finals at 17:50. The plane touched down and bounced twice before climbing sharply. The DC-3 lost control and crashed left wing down, 480 m from the runway end.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The prime cause of the accident was error of other personnel inasmuch as the sequence of events leading up to the accident was initiated by faulty distribution of the cargo on board the aircraft."

Bronnen:
» ICAO Aircraft Accident Digest No.16 - Volume III, Circular 82-AN/69 (77-81)


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Kaart
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 Condoto-Mandinga Airport en Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport bedraagt 175 km (110 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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