Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) FAC-675, Sunday 9 January 1966
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Date:Sunday 9 January 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Registration: FAC-675
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Chipaque -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tame Airport (TME/SKTM)
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Douglas C-47 passenger plane was destroyed when it impacted a mountainside near Bogotá, Colombia. All eleven on board were killed.
The airplane, owned by military airline SATENA was operating an Aerobanco service at the time of the accident. The service was flown in coordination with the Bank of Bogotá. It was created to facilitate air travel to other areas largely or completely inaccessible by road.
The airplane had landed at Barranca de Upia, San Pedro de Arimena, Orocué, San Luis de Palenque, Aguazul, Monterrey, Paz de Ariporo, Cravo Norte, Coroza and Tame. The last leg of the flight was from Tame to Bogotá.
The airplane crashed eight minutes before landing.


El Tiempo 11-1-1966


  • 47th worst accident in 1966
  • 526th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 444th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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