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Last updated: 16 January 2022
Fecha:domingo 17 octubre 1971
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Aerolíneas TAO
Registración: HK-595
Numéro de série: 19238
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 17
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:San Vicente del Caguán (   Colombia)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:San Vicente del Caguán-Eduardo Falla Solano Airport (SVI/SKSV), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Neiva Airport (NVA/SKNV), Colombia
The aircraft lifted off the runway, turned left at a steep bank angle, stalled and crashed into trees. The DC-3 came to rest 1100 m to the left of runway 14.
The Certificate of Airworthiness only permitted cargo and 3 crew to be carried by this aircraft. The MTOW was exceeded by 311 kg.

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Distance from San Vicente del Caguán-Eduardo Falla Solano Airport to Neiva Airport as the crow flies is 106 km (66 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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