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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:maandag 24 mei 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registratie: FAC-662
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Botsingsslachtoffers:slachtoffers: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Madrid Air Base (   Colombia)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Madrid Air Base (SKMA), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Madrid Air Base (SKMA), Colombia
A Douglas C-47 transport plane, operated by the Colombian Air Force, was damaged beyond repair in an accident following a mid air collision near Madrid Air Base, Colombia.
The airplane operated on a training flight. It was on final for a landing on runway 24 when it collided with a Luscombe training plane of the Aeroclub Colombia. Both aircraft crashed. The pilot of the training plane disobeyed radio orders to remain airborne while the DC-3 was landing.

» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 49 and 54)
» El Tiempo - 25 May 1948


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