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Accident
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 8 April 1999
Zeit:ca 11:35
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:Aerotaca Colombia - Aerotransportes Casanare
Kennzeichen: HK-2760
Werknummer: 777
Baujahr: 1981
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:15 km (9.4 Meilen) W of Málaga Airport (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bucaramanga-Palo Negro Airport (BGA/SKBG), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Málaga Airport (SKLA), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
The Twin Otter was on a flight from Bucaramanga to Malaga. At 11:33 the pilot reported ten minutes out of Malaga. This was the last radio contact with the flight. The aircraft was found to have crashed into the fog-shrouded La Caida hill at 8000 feet amsl . Weather at Bucaramanga at 11:00 was temperature 20 deg C; 1017 mB, wind calm with drizzle and fog. The accident site is 8 km off the procedural descent pattern.

Informationsquelle:
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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 Bucaramanga-Palo Negro Airport to Málaga Airport as the crow flies is 68 km (43 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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