Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 8 February 1986
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3 (C-47A-60-DL)
Operator:SAEP Colombia
Registration: HK-3031
C/n / msn: 10202
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Rondon Airport (RON), Colombia
Narrative:
The no. 1 engine lost power and the prop was feathered on climbout. The left wingtip hit the ground during a turn back to the runway. The aircraft crashed and burst into flames.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 241
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/88 (#39)
» Lloyds List


Photos

photo of Douglas DC-3 (C-47A-60-DL) C-FTKX
C-FTKX was sold as N211Q in 1981 and was later sold to Colombia as HK-3031.
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Map
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 Rondon Airport as the crow flies is 380 km (238 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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