Crash-aerien 07 SEP 2019 d'un ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-600) HK-5041 - Manizales-La Nubia Airport (MZL)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:samedi 7 septembre 2019
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic AT76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-600)
Operator:Regional Express Américas
On behalf of:Avianca
Immatriculation: HK-5041
Numéro de série: 1160
Année de Fabrication: 2014-06-27 (5 years 2 months)
Heures de vol:7946
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127N
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 5
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 49
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 54
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Manizales-La Nubia Airport (MZL) (   Colombie)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombie
Aéroport de destination:Manizales-La Nubia Airport (MZL/SKMZ), Colombie
Numéro de vol:AV4852
Avianca Flight AV4852, an ATR 72-600, suffered a tailstrike on landing on runway 10 at Manizales Airport, Colombia.
Over the runway threshold the aircraft suddenly sank and the rear fuselage impacted the runway. The aircraft landed and rolled out normally to the parking position. Touchdown was registered at +2.73 G.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause(s)
Abnormal contact with the runway, consisting of the ventral section of the empennage striking the runway (tail strike) during landing.
Aircraft pitching downward, induced by the crew, at an altitude of approximately 100 feet AGL, coupled with a reduction in engine power of up to 3%, which generated a gradual loss of altitude and lift in the final phase of the approach and hard contact with the runway (hard landing).
Aircraft pitching upward, induced by the crew, above 9.4°, due to the loss of altitude in the last segment of the final approach, which caused the tail strike against the runway.
Contributing factor
The tailwind conditions at the time of landing and the high altitude due to the density of the airfield, which increased the ground speed (GS) of the aircraft.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Accident number: COL-19-46-GIA
Download report: Final report


METAR Weather report:
16:00 UTC / 11:00 local time:
SKMZ 071600Z 26005KT 9999 SCT040 21/12 A3033 RMK HZ/W

17:00 UTC / 12:00 local time:
SKMZ 071700Z 31007KT 9999 SCT050 21/13 A3032 RMK HZ/W

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Aerocivil issued 8 Safety Recommendations

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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Bogotá-Eldorado Airport et Manizales-La Nubia Airport est de 150 km (94 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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