On 9 March 2019 a Douglas DC-3 operated by Latinoamericana de Servicios Aereo (Laser Aéreo) crashed near San Carlos de Guaroa, Colombia. The plane was on a flight from Jorge Enrique González Torres Airport, San José del Guaviare to La Vanguardia Airport, Villavicencio. All 14 people on board were killed, including the mayor of Taraira, Doris Villegas. The crew were attempting to land at Villavicencio and had just declared an emergency.
|2019 Colombia DC-3 crash|
HK-2494, the aircraft involved, seen in July 2012
|Date||9 March 2019|
|Summary||Crashed onto ground; under investigation|
|Site||Finca La Bendición, San Martín, Meta, Colombia |
|Aircraft type||Douglas DC-3|
|Operator||Latinoamericana de Servicios Aereo|
|Flight origin||Jorge Enrique González Torres Airport, San José del Guaviare, Colombia|
|Destination||La Vanguardia Airport, Villavicencio, Colombia|
The Aeronautica Civil reports that the aircraft, registered HK-2494, was built in 1945, for the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) as a Douglas TC-47B-DK (USAAF 44-76773 / MSN 16357 / 33105) , and converted to a Douglas R4D-7 (USN Bureau Number 99826) for the United States Navy on 14 May 1945. Re-designated as a Douglas TC-47K in 1962, it was transferred to the University of Texas at Austin on 8 Oct 1971 with civil registration N87611.
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