Descripción del Accidente ASN 05 FEB 1969 Douglas C-54G-1-DO (DC-4) HK-1065 - Santiago Airport (SCU)
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Fecha:mircoles 5 febrero 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-1-DO (DC-4)
Operador:SAM Colombia
Registración: HK-1065
Numéro de série: 35943
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 43
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 47
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Santiago Airport (SCU) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cartagena Airport (CTG/SKCG), Colombia
Número de Vuelo:MM601
SAM Colombia flight 601 was hijacked by a male passenger armed with a gun. The airplane was en route from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Cartagena (CTG), Medellín and Cali, Colombia.
The hijacked demanded to be flown to Cuba.

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Distance from Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport to Cartagena Airport as the crow flies is 94 km (59 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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