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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Wednesday 2 May 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Operator:Helicol Colombia
Registration: HK-3316X
C/n / msn: 59
First flight: 1960-05-12 (30 years)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Montería-Los Garzones Airport (MTR) (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Montería-Los Garzones Airport (MTR/SKMR), Colombia
Narrative:
A Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I, registration HK-3316, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Montería-Los Garzones Airport (MTR), Colombia.
Runway 32 is an 1860 m long asphalt runway. The aircraft continued for 95 m past the runway end until the nosegear collapsed.

The aircraft transported banknotes for the Colombian National Bank.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» El Tiempo 3 May 1990, p4C


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