Accident description
Last updated: 30 August 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 2 June 1982
Time:09:55
Type:IAI Arava 201
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC-951
C/n / msn: 065
First flight: 1979
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rondon Airport (RON) (   Colombia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rondon Airport (RON), Colombia
Destination airport:El Yopal Airport (EYP/SKYP), Colombia
Flightnumber: 573
Narrative:
An IAI Arava 201 transport plane, operated by the Colombian Air Force, was damaged beyond repair in an accident. Sixteen occupants were injured.
The Arava crashed during takeoff from Rondon Airport (RON), Colombia.


Sources:
» El Tiempo - 3 Jun 1982


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Distance from Rondon Airport to El Yopal Airport as the crow flies is 179 km (112 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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