Flugunfall 06 NOV 2010 einer Douglas DC-3C HK-4700 - Guerima Airport
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Samstag 6 November 2010
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Fluggesellschaft:LASER Aéreo Colombia
Kennzeichen: HK-4700
Werknummer: 9700
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Guerima Airport (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Villavicencio Airport (VVC/SKVV), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Guerima Airport, Kolumbien
A Douglas DC-3C plane, registered HK-4700, sustained substantial damage in an accident at Guerima Airport, Colombia. There were no fatalities.
The airplane had arrived after a cargo flight from Villavicencio. During landing rollout on runway 04 the airplane lost hydraulic pressure. The pilot shut down the engines and unlocked the tail wheel. He attempted to steer the plane using the tail wheel. The DC-3 swung 90 degrees and ran into a trench, located 20 metres from the runway. The right hand wing sustained serious structural damage.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE (translated from original Spanish language report):
The rupture of the hose coupling of the right main landing gear brake assembly which caused a hydraulic fluid leak causing the loss of system pressure and therefore a lack of effective braking action.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: COL-10-30-GIA
Download report: Final report

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Distance from Villavicencio Airport to Guerima Airport as the crow flies is 370 km (231 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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