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Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2016
Date:Sunday 5 November 1989
Type:Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 401
Operator:Aerosucre Colombia
Registration: HK-2702
C/n / msn: 180
First flight: 1964
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 532-9
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Roncesvalles, Tolima (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia
Crashed into a mountain in heavy rain.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

» Flight International 17-23.01.1990
» Scramble Vol.11, nr.07
» El Tiempo - 7 Nov 1989


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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Cali Airport as the crow flies is 278 km (174 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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