Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) FAC-673, Friday 6 April 1962
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Date:Friday 6 April 1962
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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-673
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Apiay Air Base (API) -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Araracuara Airport (ACR/SKAC)
Destination airport:Apiay-Captain Luis F. Gómez Niño Air Base (API/SKAP)
Narrative:
Flew into the mountain while descending off course for Apiay.
The airplane operated on a flight from Bogotá to Araracuara, Apiay and back to Bogotá.

Sources:

El Tiempo 7 April 1962, p1+27
El Tiempo 8 April 1962, p1+22

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