Airplane Crash - Off Cartagena, Colombia 01/15/1966

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Off Cartagena, Colombia


Date01/15/1966
Time20:55
LocationOff Cartagena, Colombia
OperatorAVIANCA
Flight #4
RouteBogata - Crespo
TypeDouglas DC-6-54B
RegistrationHK-730
Cn/In18325
Aboard64
Fatalities56
Ground0
SummaryCrashed shortly after taking off. The plane rose less than 100 ft. and then crashed into shallow water. Possible engine failure. Maintenance error and inadequate inspections.

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