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Last updated: 21 January 2022
Fecha:martes 18 mayo 1982
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operador:Taxi Aéreo del Guaviare
Registración: HK-1503
Numéro de série: 34331/17064
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Villavicencio Airport (VVC) (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miraflores Airport (MFS/SKMF), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Villavicencio Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombia
While airborne a hijacker entered the cockpit and brandishing a knife demanded to be flown to Cuba. He claimed there were several bombs aboard which he could detonate at will. The co-pilot struggled with the hijacker and was wounded in the process. With the help of some of the passengers the hijacker was subdued upon landing at Villavicencio, Colombia. He was taken into custody by Colombian officials. Search of the aircraft failed to reveal any explosives devices.

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Distance from Miraflores Airport to Villavicencio Airport as the crow flies is 362 km (226 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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