Vliegtuigongeval op 05 JUL 1990 met de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 HP-759 - unknown airstrip
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Datum:donderdag 5 juli 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Registratie: HP-759
Constructienummer: 544
Bouwjaar: 1977-02-01 (13 years 5 months)
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Onbekend
Plaats:unknown airstrip (   Colombia)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Colón-Enrique A. Jiménez Airport (ONX/MPEJ), Panama
Vliegveld van aankomst:Panama City-Paitilla Airport (PAC/MPMG), Panama
A DHC-6 Twin Otter was hijacked on a domestic flight from Colon to Panama City. There were eight passengers and two crew members aboard the flight. Five of the passengers reportedly hijacked the aircraft and forced it to land at a remote airstrip in Colombia. The copilot and three passengers were released and the plane again took off. The pilot, who was later released in Colombia, speculated that the plane was probably hijacked by members of the Peruvian group, Shining Path, and the Colombian group, Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), who needed it "for the revolution.".
The aircraft was reportedly destroyed in August 1990.

» Criminal Acts against Civil Aviation: 1990 / FAA


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Colón-Enrique A. Jiménez Airport en Panama City-Paitilla Airport bedraagt 57 km (36 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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