Accident
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 20 junio 2004
Hora:17:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-455 (C-49J)
Operador:VIARCO
Registración: HK-1212
Numéro de série: 4987
Año de Construcción: 1942
Horas Totales de la Célula:50159
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Las Gaviotas Airport (LGT) (   Colombia)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Las Gaviotas Airport (LGT), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Puerto Carreño-Cumaribo Airport (PCR/SKPC), Colombia
Descripción:
A VIARCO flight from Villavicencio (VVC) to Puerto Carreño-Cumaribo Airport (PCR) had to make a precautionary landing at Las Gaviotas Airport because of some technical problems. Another plane, HK-1212 was sent to Las Gaviotas to pick up the passengers.
The DC-3 aircraft took off from runway 24. Upon leaving the ground the right engine failed and caught fire. The DC-3 crash-landed in trees and caught fire.


CAUSAS: "Ruptura de una biela y posterior pérdida total de potencia e incendio en el motor derecho durante la rotación del avión, lo cual redujo el rendimiento de la aeronave haciendo que el piloto perdiera el control de la misma, produciéndose la colisión inmediata contra el terreno."

CAUSES: "Rupture of a crank and subsequent total loss of power and fire in the right engine during rotation of the plane, which reduced the performance of the aircraft, causing the pilot to lose control of the aircraft, resulting in the immediate collision with the ground." (translated from Spanish)

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Distance from Las Gaviotas Airport to Puerto Carreño-Cumaribo Airport as the crow flies is 419 km (262 miles).

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