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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 19 Juni 1986
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas
Kennzeichen: HK-1808
Werknummer: 10669
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2000
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) von La Macarena Airport (LMC) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:La Macarena Airport (LMC), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Mitú-Fabio Alberto León Bentley Airport (MVP/SKMU), Kolumbien
Crashed while returning to the airport following a no. 4 engine (Pratt & Whitney R-2000) failure.
The aircraft carried 21 cows and an undetermined number of pigs.

» El Tiempo 21 June 1986, p2A


photo of Douglas-SC-54D-HK-1808
accident date: 19-06-1986
type: Douglas SC-54D
registration: HK-1808

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 La Macarena Airport to Mitú-Fabio Alberto León Bentley Airport as the crow flies is 406 km (254 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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