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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:Montag 22 März 1965
Zeit:14:55
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Avianca
Kennzeichen: HK-109
Werknummer: 4753
Baujahr: 1942
Betriebsstunden:32455
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 26 / Insassen: 26
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 29 / Insassen: 29
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Pan de Azucar Peak (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Bucaramanga-Gomez Niño Airport, Kolumbien
Flugnummer:AV676
Unfallbericht:
Avianca Flight 676 departed Bogotá at 13:58 and climbed to 9000 feet. Last radio contact was at 14:50 when the crew reported over Cimitarra at 9000 feet in VMC. The aircraft was found to have crashed on the Pan de Azucar Peak, at an elevation of 7200 feet (2195 m).

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot-in-command continued to fly VFR in unfavourable meteorological conditions which necessitated operation by instrument flight rules."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 (49-52)


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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Bucaramanga-Gomez Niño Airport as the crow flies is 288 km (180 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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