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Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Datum:Montag 27 November 1989
Zeit:07:16
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-21
Fluggesellschaft:Avianca
Kennzeichen: HK-1803
Werknummer: 19035/272
Baujahr: 1966-05-19 (23 years 7 months)
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 101 / Insassen: 101
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 107 / Insassen: 107
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:16 km (10 Meilen) SW of Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Cali-Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport (CLO/SKCL), Kolumbien
Flugnummer:AV203
Unfallbericht:
Flight 203 departed Bogotá at 07:11 for a flight to Cali. While climbing through FL130, a bomb detonated on board, igniting fuel vapours in an empty fuel tank. The subsequent explosion caused the aircraft to crash. Some sources claim 3 people were killed on the ground.



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photo of Boeing 727-21 N326PA
B727 N326PA flew for PanAm for nine years before being sold to Avianca in November 1975.
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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
19 MAY 1966 N326PA Pan Am
15 NOV 1975 HK-1803 Avianca

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 Cali-Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport as the crow flies is 278 km (174 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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