- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 11, 1995
Time: 19:38
Location: Cartagena, Colombia
Operator: Intercontinental de Aviacion
Flight #: 256
Route: Bogota - Cartagena
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-14
Registration: HK-3839X
cn / ln: 45742/26
Aboard: 52   (passengers:47  crew:5)
Fatalities: 51   (passengers:46  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: While descending from FL 190, ground witnesses saw fire and sparks aboard the plane before it crashed and exploded. One nine-year-old girl survived. Her mother threw her out of the plane and she landed in some soft-water lilies. Possible electrical fire. Possible faulty altimeter.
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