Narrative:Bad visibility forced the crew to abandon their first approach to Barranquilla. The aircraft crashed on the second attempt after striking trees 1000m short of runway 04. The aircraft broke apart and skidded before coming to rest 300m short of the runway threshold.
|Date:||Tuesday 30 September 1975|
|C/n / msn:|| 19525/439|
|First flight:|| 1967-07-20 (8 years 2 months)|
|Engines:|| 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Barranquilla Airport (BAQ) (Colombia)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Barranquilla Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia|
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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Barranquilla Airport as the crow flies is 688 km (430 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.