Airplane Crash - El Rucio Mountain, Colombia 11/17/1956

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - El Rucio Mountain, Colombia


Date11/17/1956
Time17:00
LocationEl Rucio Mountain, Colombia
OperatorEmpresa Aviacion del Pacifico
RouteBuenaventura - Cali
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationHK-385
Cn/In1971
Aboard36
Fatalities36
Ground0
SummaryHit El Rucio Mountain at 6,200 ft. which was obscured by clouds. Lack of cockpit discipline. Flight on instruments at an excessively low altitude for the route.

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