Date & Time: Jun 6, 2005 at 0740 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-3
Registration:
HK-3462
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Miraflores-San Jose del Guaviare-Villavicencio
MSN:
11759
YOM:
1943
Country:
Colombia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
25
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, the crew elected to return to Miraflores' airport due to engine problem. The aircraft crash-landed in a field near the airport and all occupants evacuated the aircraft before it caught fire. All passengers were soldiers on permission and the DC-3 was chartered by Colombian Army Forces.