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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 11 August 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operator:SADELCA Colombia - Sociedad Aérea del Caqueta
Registration: HK-136
MSN: 10407
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Florencia-Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes Airport (FLA/SKFL), Colombia
Destination airport:Neiva Airport (NVA/SKNV), Colombia
The DC-4 was damaged beyond repair in a forced landing. The aircraft was withdrawn from use and placed on display at Parque Jaine Duque Briceno north of Bogotá.

Forced landing outside airport


photo of Douglas-DC-4-HK-136
accident date: 11-08-1981
type: Douglas DC-4
registration: HK-136

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 Florencia-Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes Airport to Neiva Airport as the crow flies is 154 km (96 miles).

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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