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Líneas Aéreas La Urraca

Líneas Aéreas La Urraca was a Colombian airline.

Líneas Aéreas La Urraca
IATA ICAO Callsign
Urraca
Founded1962
Ceased operations1979
HubsLa Vanguardia Airport
El Dorado International Airport
HeadquartersVillavicencio, Colombia

HistoryEdit

The company was formed in 1962 by brothers Jaramillo Henao for the purpose of providing air transport of supplies to more remote communities of the Eastern Plains and the national territories. His place of business was established in the city Vanguardia airport in Villavicencio. Began operations with 2 Douglas B-18 Bolo, a light bomber converted to a cargo plane. Urraca first Curtiss C-46 were delivered later this year. In 1963, Urraca acquired several Douglas DC-3 to extend their routes to replace these routes were previously operated by Aerotaxi regularly, the subsidiary of Avianca.

In 1970, Urraca acquired three Handley Page Heralds for the new secondary routes recently awarded by the Civil Aviation Authority and which had ceased to be operated temporarily by TAC. In 1975, Urraca delivered 2 Britten Norman Islander and changed their livery with various colors. In 1979, the airline ceased operations.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hijacking Description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 14 February 2011.
  2. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 12 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 8 October 2009.