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Last updated: 6 October 2015
Datum:Montag 16 August 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 720-047B
Kennzeichen: HK-723
Werknummer: 18061/197
Baujahr: 1961-03-23 (15 years 5 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 127
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mexico City-Juarez International Airport (MEX) (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexiko
The aircraft lifted off again when passing through a rain squall on landing, stalled and dropped onto the nosegear.

» El Tiempo 18 Aug. 1976


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport as the crow flies is 3143 km (1964 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.
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