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Last updated: 4 March 2021
Date:Friday 22 November 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-401
Operator:Avior - Aviones de Oriente
Registration: YV3012
C/n / msn: 23990/1732
First flight: 1989-06-02 (30 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Valencia Airport (VLN/SVVA), Venezuela
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Avior flight 1400, a Boeing 737-400, suffered a collapse of the right-hand main landing gear on landing at Bogotá-Eldorado Airport, Colombia.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Valencia.

Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap


METAR Weather report:
00:00 UTC / 19:00 local time:
SKBO 230000Z 25003KT 9999 SCT017 13/11 A3029 NOSIG

01:00 UTC / 20:00 local time:
SKBO 230100Z 29004KT 9999 FEW015 SCT200 12/10 A3030 NOSIG


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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 Valencia Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 910 km (569 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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