AVIANCA Flight 4

AVIANCA Flight 4Saturday January 15, 1966
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.

Crash Details

DateSaturday January 15, 1966
LocationOff Cartagena, Colombia
Passengers60
Crew4
Fatalities56
Survivors8
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-6-54B
OperatorAVIANCA
RegistrationHK-730
Flight OriginBogata
Flight Destination Crespo
Off Cartagena, Colombia
AVIANCA
Douglas DC-6-54B
1966