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Last updated: 22 November 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 21 diciembre 1996
Hora:22:32
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-32B
Operador:SELVA Colombia
Registración: HK-4008X
Numéro de série: 3402
Año de Construcción: 1993
Horas Totales de la Célula:403
Motores: 2 Ivchenko AI-20D
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:8 km (5 milles) S of Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE) (   Colombia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE/SKRG), Colombia
Descripción:
The An-32B cargo aircraft had taken off from Bogotá with a cargo of 18.300 newspapers (4970 kg in total), bound for Rionegro, Colombia.
The aircraft was cleared for an ILS approach to runway 36. The flight crew reported problems capturing the ILS. Last radio contact was at 22:32 when the flight crew reported receiving the VOR signal.
A steep right turn was initiated, followed by a steep left turn after crossing the approach path. The aircraft lost height and crashed about 8 km short of the runway.

Probable Cause:

CAUSA PROBABLE:
La causa probable de este accidente es la fractura en vuelo de una parte del ala derecha que indujo la ruptura de! estabilizador izquierdo excediéndose la resistencia ultima de la estructura por razones desconocidas.

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

Fuentes:
» Diario EL PAIS. Diciembre 23, 1996
» El Colombiano
» Noticia 1 de La Nación - EL TIEMPO


Fotos

photo of Antonov-An-32B-HK-4008X
accident date: 21-12-1996
type: Antonov An-32B
registration: HK-4008X
 

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 Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport as the crow flies is 214 km (134 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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