Accident description
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 25 May 2007
Time:11:15 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operator:Aerovanguardia
Registration: HK-3199
C/n / msn: 26044/14599
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) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:San José del Guaviare Airport (SJE/SKSJ), Colombia
Destination airport:Acaricuara Airport (ARF), Colombia
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.

Sources:
» NTSB
» Aeronautica Civil, Informe Preliminar 200713


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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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