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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Tuesday 18 September 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-8-54F
Operator:Líneas Aéreas del Caribe - LAC Colombia
Registration: HK-2380
C/n / msn: 45879/268
First flight: 1966
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Barranquilla-E Cortissoz Airport (BAQ) (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Narrative:
The DC-8 landed long on the (wet) runway 04 following a VOR-ILS approach. The pilot, feeling an overrun was imminent, tried to turn into a taxiway at high speed but of no avail.

Classification:

Runway excursion

Photos

photo of DC-8-54F-HK-2380
accident date: 18-09-1984
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-54F
registration: HK-2380
 
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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