CFIT Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) FAC-651, Monday 21 February 1983
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Date:Monday 21 February 1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC-651
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Salento -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Puerto Leguizamo-Caucayá Airport (LQM/SKLG)
Destination airport:Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL)
Narrative:
A Douglas C-47 operated by the Colombian Air Force went missing on a flight from Puerto Leguízamo Airport (LQM) to Cali, with en route stops at Neiva and Bogotá, Colombia.
The aircraft was later found to have crashed on the Cerro El Paramillo mountainside near Salento, Quindío.

Sources:

El Tiempo 22 February 1983
El Tiempo 28 February 1983, p8A
El Tiempo 4 March 1983, p13C

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