Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) HK-329, Wednesday 10 September 1980
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Date:Wednesday 10 September 1980
Time:21:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Aeronorte Colombia - Aerovias del Norte
Registration: HK-329
MSN: 4404
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Puerto Berrío -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ/SKBQ)
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Narrative:
A wing separated in flight, causing the aircraft to lose control and crash in a swampy and wooded area.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Wing attachment bolts failed in convecting turbulence.

Sources:

El Tiempo 12 September 1980, p2B

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