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HK-1101-G gets a puzzled look.
Photo: Gustavo Aries De Greiff Collection © via Jaime Escobar-Corradine
HK-1101-G on the Magdalena River, Colombia.
PPPhotos: Nelson Vigoz © mid 1950's - Jaime Escobar-Corradine Collection


HK-1101-G • FAC-101



• HK-1101-G DAAC – Direction Administration de Aeronautica of Colombia. Delivered 07-Jan-1951.

Note: Possibly initially registered as HK-1101-X or even HK-101-X as format of subsequent aircraft. Also subsequent aircraft appear to have the involvement of Babb & Co.

Note Another version of DAAC “Departmento Administrativo de Aeronautico Civil (DAAC), Colombia”.

• FAC-101 Fuerza Aérea Colombiana/ Colombian Air Force. Used by SATENA and Escuadron de Enlace. Delivered 12-Feb 1951.

• HK-1101-G Ferrocarriles Nacionales (National Railways). Date unknown.

Crashed: 06-Feb-1968 circa 11:43 local, near La Palma, Cundinamarca, Colombia. 3K. Was found ten days later. Departure airport - Barrancabermeja (09:00) - Destination airport - Bogotá-Eldorado (BOG).

El Tiempo 7 February 1968, p1+17/8 February 1968, p16/9 February 1968, p1+15/17 February 1968, p27.

Presume destroyed