Narrative:Hijacked by the passengers who chartered the plane. The crew was released by the hijackers, who then disappeared with the aircraft, which was later recovered in south-eastern Colombia.
|Date:||Saturday 7 September 1991|
Cessna 208 Caravan I
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5 |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||within southeastern Colombia (Colombia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||San José del Guaviare Airport (SJE/SKSJ), Colombia|
The resgistration has been reported being FAC-1120, but this is impossible since this belonged to a Douglas C-47 of SATENA that crashed in 1977.
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1991 / U.S. Department of Tranport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security
» El Tiempo 20-9-1991
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 San José del Guaviare Airport as the crow flies is 288 km (180 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.