Narrative:The aircraft crashed into a mountain at 8600 feet after reporting at the Tulua VOR descending to FL105.
|Date:||23 JAN 1985|
|Type:||Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante|
|C/n / msn:|| 110341|
|First flight:|| 1981|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15|
|Total:||Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||16 km (10 mls) from Buga (Colombia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Florencia Airport (FLA/SKFL), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia|
This same day, ACES lost a DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft also due to VFR flight into IMC conditions.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Continued VFR flight in adverse weather.
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 Florencia Airport to Cali Airport as the crow flies is 234 km (146 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.