Twelve people were killed following a plane crash in Colombia on Saturday, the Special Administrative Unit of Colombia’s Civil Aeronautics (Aerocivil) said.
The plane was identified as a Douglas DC-3 registered at the airport in the city of Villavicencio.
90 years old Plane crash in Colombia kills 12, including aircraft owner and local mayor; president expresses condolences. It’s airworthy with its age limit is point of investigation.
The Aerocivil agency said on its Twitter account that “we regret the accident of the aircraft that covered the route (between the municipalities of) San Jose del Guaviare and Villavicencio.”
According to Aerocivil, the authorities have initiated an investigation into the causes of the accident.