Date & Time: Dec 16, 1971 at 1309 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 80 Queen Air
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Armenia - Bogotá
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Armenia-El Edén Airport, while in initial climb, the pilot encountered engine problems and elected to return when control was lost. The airplane crashed on a hilly terrain located 5 km from the airfield and was totally destroyed. All nine occupants were killed.
Engine failure during initial climb.