Narrative:The DC-3 departed San José del Guaviare (SJE) on a domestic flight to Villavicencio (VVC). One engine failed, after which the crew was forced to carry out an emergency landing in a rice field.
|Date:||Tuesday 31 July 2007|
|C/n / msn:|| 26593|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-94|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| unk|
|Location:||near Puerto Concordia (Colombia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||San José del Guaviare Airport (SJE/SKSJ), Colombia|
|Destination airport:||Villavicencio Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombia|
Some reports indicate that the plane was operated by SADELCA instead of Aerovanguardia.
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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 San José del Guaviare Airport to Villavicencio Airport as the crow flies is 206 km (129 miles).
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.