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Last updated: 20 April 2018
Fecha:miércoles 25 junio 1997
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-21F
Operador:Aerosucre Colombia
Registración: HK-1717
Numéro de série: 18993/215
Año de Construcción: 1965-12-29 (31 years 6 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:51014
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
A Boeing 727 cargo plane, registered HK-1717, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident on takeoff from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG), Colombia. All six on board survived the accident.
The airplane was accelerating down runway 31 on takeoff when the crew heard two explosions and then experienced a strong vibration. The pilot decided to abort the takeoff at a speed of 130 kts. The airplane could not be stopped on the runway and continued for about 500 m past the end of the runway. The nose gear separated.

Probable Cause:

CAUSA PROBABLE: "El sobrepeso de 3223 Lbs haciendo que la velocidad de decisión V1 fuera mayor reduciendo la distancia de parada, la cual fue insuficiente al discontinuar el piloto a los controles el despegue en condiciones de pista húmeda."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: -
Download report: Final report


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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Barranquilla-Soledad Airport as the crow flies is 688 km (430 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.
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