- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 19, 1960
Time: 11:10
Location: Cordoba, Colombia
Operator: SAMSA
Flight #: 901
Route: San Andres - Medellin
AC Type: Curtiss C-46
Registration: HK-516
cn / ln: 2927/384
Aboard: 46   (passengers:42  crew:4)
Fatalities: 25   (passengers:22  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Forced landing after engine failure. The accident was attributed to an error in judgment by the pilot in deciding to land at an airport which was closed and where no radio aid was available. Contributing factors were intermittent overspeeding of propellers, adverse weather and no communication tower.
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