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Last updated: 21 April 2018
Datum:Samstag 21 Dezember 1996
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow 32B
Fluggesellschaft:SELVA Colombia
Kennzeichen: HK-4008X
Werknummer: 3402
Baujahr: 1993
Triebwerk: 2 Ivchenko AI-20D
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5,7 km (3.6 Meilen) S of Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE/SKRG), Kolumbien
The cargo aircraft had taken off from Bogotá with a cargo of 18.300 newspapers (6 tons in total). The aircraft approached runway 36 about 4 km to the left of the normal approach path. A steep right turn was initiated, followed by a steep left turn after crossing the approach path. The aircraft lost height and crashed 5760 m short of the runway and exploded.

» Diario EL PAIS. Diciembre 23, 1996
» El Colombiano
» Noticia 1 de La Nación - EL TIEMPO


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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 Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport as the crow flies is 214 km (134 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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