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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Fecha:sábado 2 septiembre 2000
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas AC-47/Basler 67
Operador:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registración: FAC-1659
Numéro de série: 32984/16236
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Pueblo Rico, Risaralda (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Apiay Airport (API/SKAP), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pereira-Matecaña Airport (PEI/SKPE), Colombia
The turbine-powered Douglas AC-47 flew into Cerro Montezuma (11200 feet high), killing all seven on board.
The aircraft was supporting ground troops that had been fighting FARC guerrillas who attacked the communications towers. Vad weather prevailed in the area at the time of the accident.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Apiay Airport to Pereira-Matecaña Airport as the crow flies is 254 km (159 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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