Accident Douglas DC-4 C-114, Saturday 15 February 1947
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Date:Saturday 15 February 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-4
Registration: C-114
MSN: 10439
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 53 / Occupants: 53
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:30 km NW of Bogotá -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ)
Destination airport:Bogotá-Techo Airport
Crashed into 10500 feet high Mount Tablazo, 30 km NW of Bogota. The mountain was obscured by fog at the time of the accident.



  • worst accident in 1947
  • 16th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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