After 40 days of searchthe news of the miracle arrived this Friday: the military forces found the four children who had been lost since May 1 in the jungles of southern Colombia after suffering a plane crash in the plane they were traveling with their mother and others two adults, whose bodies were found lifeless.
The Cessna-type aircraft with registration HK 2803, operated by the Avianline Charter’s company, had game on May 1 from Araracuaraa remote town located on the border between the departments of Caquetá and Amazonas. I had to get to San José del Guaviareabout 350 kilometers to the north, almost in the center of the country. It did not.
When it was approximately 175 kilometers south of its destination, over the jungle and near the Apaporis River, the flight declared an emergency due to a engine failure. They recently found her in the vastness of the Colombian Amazon, in the vicinity of the Palma Rosa farmhouse, in the municipality of Solano (Caquetá).
for those hours they found the three adults: the pilot of the aircraft, an indigenous representative and the mother of the children. All of them were dead. Then the work was accelerated to find the whereabouts of the four minors, between 13 years and 11 months of age, who were just found this Friday, June 9.
Three dead and the miracle of the four children: who were the occupants of the plane that crashed in the jungle in Colombia
With the discovery of the aircraft, the remains of the three people who lost their lives in the accident also appeared. They are Magdalena Mucutuy, Herman Mendoza Hernández and Hernando Murcia Morales.
Magdalena Mucutuy Valencia he was 33 years old. She was the mother of the four young people who accompanied her on the flight. She was an indigenous Muinane from the Chumujo clan, from the Puerto Sábalo community.
“We extend our most sincere condolences and accompany their family and friends in their pain,” lamented the National Organization of Indigenous Peoples of the Colombian Amazon (OPIAC), an entity that participated in the emergency operation in the jungle.
Her husband, Manuel Ranuque, governor of the indigenous reservation of Puerto Sábalo, left the community two months ago after receiving threats from some guerrillas. He moved to the city of Villavicencio, in the Eastern Plains. There he hoped to receive his family, and then they would all go together to Bogotá and start a life from zero.
“The father told them: Come quickly, quickly, quickly. That’s why my niece and the children got on that plane. he is to blame”, complained Fidencio Valencia, uncle of the children’s mother.
Herman Mendoza Hernandez he was 57 years old. He was a recognized militant of the fight for the rights of indigenous peoples and for human rights. He was part of OPIAC, which also fired him with a heartfelt message and declared three days of mourning.
“We have no words to communicate the feelings that seize us as Hermán’s companions, as brothers of his life and his dreams,” they indicated from that organization. And they continued: “spirits never dieexcept those like Hermán’s: committed to life, culture, joy, affection, the brotherhood of indigenous peoples, respect in differences”.
The Commission for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples also expressed their sorrow and remarked their “commitment, courage and dedication in the defense of culture and mother earth will be remembered and honored.”
Captain Hernando Murcia Morales, 55 years old, defined himself in his job profiles as “professional at Raro Serviços Auxiliares de Transporte Aereo”, a company based in Salvador, Brazil. On Monday, May 1, I was in command of the tragedy flightoperated by the company Avianline Charter’s.
“Hello, how are you? How are the girls? How are you? Send them a kiss and a hug from me,” it was last communication that Murcia Morales kept with his wife, Olga Vizcaíno, that Monday at 3 in the morning. Six hours later takeoff was scheduled.
He used to call his partner and his daughters after landing. His silence, before the loss of the aircraft was revealed, was the first family warning sign.
Furthermore, he revealed that one of his daughters had a premonitory dream about what was announced as the rescue this Wednesday. “The eldest dreamed of the children, she told me: ‘Mom, I dreamed of the child, I dreamed that he was crying and he dried my tears, so I asked him if he was alive and he said yes.'”
“The children” are the four minors who were with their mother. Called Lesly Mucutuy (13 years old), Soleiny Mucutuy (9), Tien Noriel Ronoque Mucutuy (4) and Cristin Neriman Ranoque Mucutuy (1 year). They are the children of the woman who died in the accident.
It is estimated that some 7,000 people recognize themselves as part of that town. “The problem of drug trafficking It has deeply affected them, since the illegal groups that coexist with them make them participants in the illicit work that they carry out in the production and processing of cocaine, widespread in the region and that leave large dividends,” says a report prepared for the Colombian Ministry of Culture.