Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 17 August 2006
Time:00:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-224F
Operator:Aerosucre Colombia
Registration: HK-3985
C/n / msn: 20465/814
First flight: 1970-10-28 (35 years 10 months)
Total airframe hrs:71978
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Flightnumber: 192
Narrative:
While taxiing for departure, the right hand main undercarriage leg collapsed. Damage was serious and the airplane was not repaired.

CAUSA PROBABLE: "Fractura del LINK-ASSY - TRUNNION del tren de atterizaje principal derecho por corrosión de origen desconocido."

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Sources:
» Aeronautica Civil, Informe Preliminar 200616


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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport as the crow flies is 688 km (430 miles).

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