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Last updated: 21 April 2021
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:samedi 30 novembre 1996
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Compagnie:ACES - Aerolineas Centrales de Colombia
Immatriculation: HK-2602
Numéro de série: 746
Année de Fabrication: 1981
Heures de vol:35696
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 12 / à bord: 13
Total:victimes: 14 / à bord: 15
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:8 km (5 milles) W of Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH) (   Colombie)
Élévation des lieux de l'accident: 2178 m (7146 feet) amsl
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombie
Aéroport de destination:Bahía Solano-José Celestino Mutis Airport (BSC/SKBS), Colombie
Numéro de vol: 148
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:

PROBABLE CAUSES: "Failure of the crew in the flight technique applied during the take-off phase, by not evaluating the performance of the aircraft, considering the high weight in front of the obstacles to climb over on the ascent trajectory.
Contributing Factors:
- Errors presented in the dispatch, since the weights were not totaled correctly, possibly due to errors in the handling of cargo and unaccompanied luggage.
- Attitude of complacency on the part of the crew, due to excellent meteorological conditions that caused an excess of confidence in the planning of the flight on the part of the crew.

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

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


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

Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport et Bahía Solano-José Celestino Mutis Airport est de 198 km (124 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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