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Last updated: 17 May 2021
Fecha:lunes 1 agosto 1988
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:ACES - Aerolineas Centrales de Colombia
Registración: HK-2445
Numéro de série: 684
Año de Construcción: 1980-04-16 (8 years 4 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Al Colombia (   Colombia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:El Bagre Airport (EBG/SKEB), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
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.

» 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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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 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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