- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 15, 1966
Time: c 20:55
Location: Off Cartagena, Colombia
Operator: AVIANCA
Flight #: 4
Route: Bogata - Crespo
AC Type: Douglas DC-6-54B
Registration: HK-730
cn / ln: 18325
Aboard: 64   (passengers:60  crew:4)
Fatalities: 56   (passengers:52  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed 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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