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159 people killed as jetliner crashes into mountain in Colombia 20 years ago this hour (Dec 20 1995)

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(Wednesday, December 20, 1995, 9:41:28 p.m. EST) — An American Airlines Boeing 757 en route from Miami to Cali, Colombia, slammed into a mountain tonight, killing all but four of the 163 people aboard.

The Colombian Special Administrative Unit of Civil Aeronautics determined the crash was caused by navigational errors by the flight crew.