Date & Time: Jan 31, 1970 at 0912 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Bogotá – Santa Marta
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff, while climbing to a height of 50 meters, the crew encountered technical problems with the propellers. Decision was taken to attempt an emergency landing. The airplane crash landed in a grassy area located along the runway, lost its engines and came to rest. All 15 occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was written off.
Undetermined technical problems with engines and propellers during takeoff.