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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 7 maart 1997
Tijd:09:34
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aerotaxi del Oriente - ATO
Registratie: HK-3885
Constructienummer: 500-0135
Bouwjaar: 1973
Aantal vlieguren:6274
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-1A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij La Felisa (   Colombia)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Pereira-Matecaña Airport (PEI/SKPE), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
Beschrijving:
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:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "In-flight breaking and subsequent separation of the two tips of the wings due to positive wing loading imposed by the unqualified crew exceeding the structural limit stipulated by the manufacturer."



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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Pereira-Matecaña Airport en Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport bedraagt 157 km (98 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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