Accident Hughes 369HM FAC243, 06 Aug 1968
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164184
 
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Date:06-AUG-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hughes 369HM
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aerea Colombiana
Registration: FAC243
MSN: 48-0003M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Opón -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed 06-08-1968 at Opón, Colombia. The Colombian Minister of Health, Antonio Ordonez Plaja, was one of the four persons on board that were killed.

Sources:

1. El Tiempo 7 August 1968, p 1 and 8 August 1968, p 1+2
2. http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/americas/colombia/AirForce/Colombia-af-H500.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Feb-2014 22:03 TB Added
21-Aug-2016 02:27 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]

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