Accident description
Last updated: 26 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 31 December 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
Operator:Aerosur
Registration: CP-2321
C/n / msn: AC-643
First flight: 1986
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-11U-611G
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Trinidad Airport (TDD) (   Bolivia) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR), Bolivia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Lost control on takeoff and ran off the side of the runway; the left main gear failed.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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