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Fecha:lunes 8 septiembre 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operador:SATENA
Registración: FAC-685-A
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 32 / Ocupantes: 32
Total:Fatalidades: 35 / Ocupantes: 35
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Caño La Raya (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Monterrey Airport (MOY), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Apiay-Captain Luis F. Gómez Niño Air Base (API/SKAP), Colombia
Número de Vuelo: 742
Descripción:
A Douglas C-47 passenger plane, FAC-685-A, was destroyed in an accident near Caño La Raya, Colombia, killing all 35 on board.
The airplane operated on SATENA flight 742, which originated in Bogotá, Colombia. Stops were made at Villavicencio, Orocué, Trinidad, Paz de Ariporo, Tablón de Támara, El Yopal, Aguazul, Tauramena and Monterrey.
It was expected to arrive at Apiay, near Villavicencio, at 16:55. However, en route the airplane entered an area of a violent storm and crashed on a wooded hillside.

Fuentes:
» El Tiempo - 12 Sep 1969, p14
» El Tiempo - 10 Sep 1969


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Distance from Monterrey Airport to Apiay-Captain Luis F. Gómez Niño Air Base as the crow flies is 115 km (72 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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