Narrative:The aircraft deviated 20deg to the left of the intended 360deg course either the pilot failed to correct for a westerly crosswind, or he deviated around bad weather. The pilot continued VFR flight in unfavorable visibility and collided with a hill.
|Date:||Thursday 4 July 1991|
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
|C/n / msn:|| 606|
|First flight:|| 1979|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near El Yopal ( Colombia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Destination airport:||El Yopal Airport (EYP/SKYP), Colombia|
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/94 (#266)
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.