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Last updated: 27 May 2018
Datum:Donnerstag 4 Juli 1991
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:Helicol Colombia
Kennzeichen: HK-2889X
Werknummer: 606
Baujahr: 1979
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe El Yopal (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:El Yopal Airport (EYP/SKYP), Kolumbien
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.

» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/94 (#266)


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