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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 7 marzo 1997
Hora:09:34
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Operador:Aerotaxi del Oriente - ATO
Registración: HK-3885
Numéro de série: 500-0135
Año de Construcción: 1973
Horas Totales de la Célula:6274
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-1A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca La Felisa (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Desconocido
Aeropuerto de Salida:Pereira-Matecaña Airport (PEI/SKPE), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
Descripción:
A Cessna 500 Citation I was destroyed in a loss of control accident near La Felisa, Colombia. Both crew members were killed.
The flight departed Pereira (PEI) at 09:14 on a flight to Medellín (EOH). Last radio contact was at 09:34 when the crew issued a Mayday call to the Medellin Approach controller. The airplane was in a high speed descent and crashed.
Investigators did not find any evidence that both pilots ever received any training on a Citation type aircraft.

Probable Cause:

CAUSA PROBABLE: "Ruptura en vuelo y subsecuente separación de las dos puntas de las alas debido a la carga alar positiva impuesta por la tripulación no calificada excediendo el limite de gravedades estructurales estipuladas por el fabricante."



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Distance from Pereira-Matecaña Airport to Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport as the crow flies is 157 km (98 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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