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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:Dienstag 2 Mai 1950
Zeit:ca 14:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Avianca
Kennzeichen: HK-120
Werknummer: 4314
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3,3 km (2.1 Meilen) von Simiatug (   Ecuador)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Flug nach:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Ecuador
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in mountainous terrain just north of Chimborazo Mountain. The wreckage was located on May 4, 1950.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo 3 May 1950, p1+11/4 May 1950, p1+11/5 May, p1+17


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Distance from Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport to Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport as the crow flies is 271 km (170 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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