Accident Curtiss C-46R Commando N1210W, Tuesday 23 November 1965
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Date:Tuesday 23 November 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46R Commando
Owner/operator:Associated Aviation Industries
Registration: N1210W
MSN: 33595
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:N of Urrao -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A Curtiss C-46R Commando transport plane was destroyed in an accident near Urrao, Colombia. The crew continued VFR in instrument weather conditions until the aircraft impacted the side of a mountain called Cerro Pelado between the cities of Frontino and Urrao.
The airplane carried a cargo of cigarettes and was bound for Ecuador. The wreckage was located about January 10, 1966.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Report number: COL65AA373
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


El Tiempo - 11 Jan 1966

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