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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Date:Saturday 28 May 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Operator:Transoriente Colombia
Registration: HK-2213
MSN: 11752
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 26
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 29
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC) (   Colombia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombia
Destination airport:La Primavera Airport (LPE), Colombia
Both engines failed about 2 minutes after takeoff. The aircraft crashed while trying to make a forced landing.

All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

» El Tiemp, May 28, 1994
» Air International July 1994, p.7
» Scramble 182


photo of Douglas-C-53-HK-2213
accident date: 28-05-1994
type: Douglas C-53 (DC-3)
registration: HK-2213
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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