Accident Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando HK-75, Tuesday 21 June 1977
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Date:Tuesday 21 June 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Owner/operator:Aeronorte Colombia - Aerovias del Norte
Registration: HK-75
MSN: 22275
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) -   Colombia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Destination airport:Tame Airport (TME/SKTM)
The Curtiss C-46 transport plane carried goods and fuel from Bogotá to Tame, Colombia. The no. 1 engine malfunctioned and caught fire after takeoff. The aircraft force landed. Subsequently the fire spread over the wing and left side of the fuselage before it was extinguished.


El Tiempo 22 June 1977, p1+15C



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Barranquilla Airport (BAQ); September 1974

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