Accident
Last updated: 1 October 2014
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Datum:Freitag 20 Juli 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VIR
Fluggesellschaft:Aerotal Colombia
Kennzeichen: HK-1778
Werknummer: 140
Baujahr: 1964
Triebwerk: 2 Rolls-Royce Avon 533R
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 51
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 57
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Kolumbien) show on map
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
A bang in the rear of the aircraft was followed by warning lights indicting problems with the left main landing gear. The hydraulic system failed and the aircraft depressurized. The crew elected to return to Bogotá. Two touch-and-goes were carried out, but the left main gear remained retracted. The aircraft finally touched down on runway 12, veered to the left and came to rest across a canal.

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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 Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport as the crow flies is 400 km (250 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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