Date & Time: Oct 25, 1976 at 0720 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Yopal - Villavicencio - Cúcuta
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After takeoff from Yopal Airport, while in initial climb, the left engine failed. The airplane rolled to the left, causing the left wingtip to struck the ground. Out of control, the airplane cartwheeled and crashed in flames. All 36 occupants were killed.
Failure of the left engine after takeoff for unknown reasons.