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Last updated: 23 September 2020
Datum:Mittwoch 4 August 1993
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-46
Fluggesellschaft:SAM Colombia
Kennzeichen: HK-2421X
Werknummer: 18875/202
Baujahr: 1965-11-15 (27 years 9 months)
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
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The no. 3 engine caught fire during maintenance work. The fire started when the FCU was disconnected and may have resulted from residual fuel leaking out and being ignited by one of the portable work lamps.


photo of Boeing-727-46-HK-2421X
accident date: 04-08-1993
type: Boeing 727-46
registration: HK-2421X
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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Boeing 727

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  • 66th loss
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