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Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 31 July 2007
Time:11:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operator:Aerovanguardia
Registration: HK-1149
MSN: 26593/15148
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-94
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:near Puerto Concordia (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:San José del Guaviare Airport (SJE/SKSJ), Colombia
Destination airport:Villavicencio Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombia
Narrative:
The DC-3 departed San José del Guaviare (SJE) on a domestic flight to Villavicencio (VVC). One engine failed, after which the crew was forced to carry out an emergency landing in a rice field.
Some reports indicate that the plane was operated by SADELCA instead of Aerovanguardia.

Sources:
» El Tiempo
» Caracol Radio


Photos

photo of Douglas-DC-3C-HK-1149
accident date: 31-07-2007
type: Douglas DC-3C
registration: HK-1149
 

Map
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 San José del Guaviare Airport to Villavicencio Airport as the crow flies is 206 km (129 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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