Date & Time: Nov 13, 1980 at 1338 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
San José del Guaviare - Bogotá
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After takeoff from San José del Guaviare Airport, the crew declared an emergency following an engine failure. The captain attempted an emergency landing on Mt Las Lajas when the airplane crash landed eight minutes after takeoff. All 23 occupants escaped with minor injuries while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Engine failure for unknown reasons.