Narrative:The runway at Acaricuara (ARF) was wet from light rain showers earlier that morning. During the landing the pilot of the DC-3 reported that the left main wheel went off the runway resulting in the airplane becoming uncontrollable. The airplane sustained damage to both of the engines, propellers and both main landing gear before the airplane came to a stop, adjacent to and past the end of the runway 02.
|Date:||25 MAY 2007|
|C/n / msn:|| 14599/26044|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||Acaricuara Airport (ARF) (Colombia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||San José del Guaviare Airport (SJE/SKSJ), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Acaricuara Airport (ARF), Colombia|
» Aeronautica Civil, Informe Preliminar 200713
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.