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Last updated: 24 September 2020
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 30 noviembre 1996
Hora:10:32
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-2602
Numéro de série: 746
Año de Construcción: 1981
Horas Totales de la Célula:35696
Ciclos:48915
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:8 km (5 milles) W of Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH) (   Colombia)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 2178 m (7146 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bahía Solano-José Celestino Mutis Airport (BSC/SKBS), Colombia
Número de Vuelo: 148
Descripción:
ACES Flight 148 was prepared for a scheduled domestic flight to Bahia Solano and Quibdo. At 10:21 the engines were started and the crew received permission to taxy to runway 01. The flight was cleared for takeoff and departed Medellín at 10:29.
About three minutes later, the aircraft stalled and collided with the Padre Amaya mountain, some 20-30 m below the summit at an altitude of 7147 feet (airfield elevation is 4940 feet). The aircraft had been overloaded by 170 lbs (77 kg).

Probable Cause:

CAUSAS PROBABLES: "Falla de la tripulacion en la tecnica de vuelo aplicada durante la fase del despegue, al no evaluar el rendimiento de la aeronave, en consideracion al alto peso de la misma frente a los obstaculos a sahtar en la trayectoria de ascenso.
Factores Contribuyentes:

- Errores presentados en el despacho, puesto que no se totalizo los pesos en forma correcta, posiblemente debido a errores en et manejo de la carga y en los equipajes sin acompanante.
- Actitud de complacencia por parte de la tripulacion, debido a excelentes condiciones meteorotogicas que ocasionaron un exceso de confianza en la Dlaneacion del vuelo. por parte de la tripulacion.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report

Fuentes:
» Informe Accidente de Aviacion aeronave de Havilland DHC-6-300 HK2602 explotador ACES / Aeronautica Civil


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photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-HK-2602
accident date: 30-11-1996
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: HK-2602
 

Map
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 Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Bahía Solano-José Celestino Mutis Airport as the crow flies is 198 km (124 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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