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Last updated: 22 September 2020
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Datum:Montag 1 August 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:ACES - Aerolineas Centrales de Colombia
Kennzeichen: HK-2445
Werknummer: 684
Baujahr: 1980-04-16 (8 years 4 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 24
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:innerhalb Colombia (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:El Bagre Airport (EBG/SKEB), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
Hijackers demanded the pilot to land at an abandoned airstrip in Colombia. The passengers were reportedly robbed and the hijackers escaped. Six of them were later captured.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo - 1 Feb 1989
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1988 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from El Bagre Airport to Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport as the crow flies is 175 km (109 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.
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