Accident Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar YS-28, Monday 17 March 1947
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Date:Monday 17 March 1947
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Owner/operator:TACA International Airlines
Registration: YS-28
MSN: 18-2450
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:12 km NW of Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH) -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD)
Destination airport:San José-La Sabana Airport
Narrative:
Flew into the a mountainside of Cerro del Padre Amaya.

Sources:

The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
El Tiempo 19 March 1947

Statistics

  • 80th worst accident in 1947
  • 34th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 21st worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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