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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172508
Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Date:24-DEC-2014
Time:15:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic C207 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T207A Turbo Stationair 8
Owner/operator:Alas de Colombia
Registration: HK-4892
MSN: 20700646
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Piedecuesta, Santander -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bucaramanga SKBG
Destination airport:Málaga SKLA
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Narrative:
A Cessna T207A operated by Alas de Colombia crashed near Piedecuesta, Santander, Colombia, killing all seven on board.

Contributing Factors
The investigation determined that the accident was caused by a combination of the following factors:
Scenario 1. Probable partial loss of engine power during flight.
Scenario 2. Probable loss of aerodynamic performance of the aircraft.
The following factors that could affect the performance of the aircraft are added to the two hypotheses:
1. Lack of knowledge by the dispatcher and the pilot of the exact weight of the aircraft, as well as the location of its center of gravity.
2. Decision by the pilot to fly at an altitude lower than that stipulated in the Flight Plan submitted to the Aeronautical Authority, as well as in the Standard Operating Procedures of the company ALAS DE COLOMBIA LTDA.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aerocivil-Col/184913868210638
http://www.aerocivil.gov.co/autoridad-de-la-aviacion-civil/investigacion/Histricos%20Accidentes/HK4892.pdf

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

Media:


Images:


Taken at Bucaramanga Palonegro airport SKBG 16th of August 2013n

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2014 08:39 harro Added
25-Dec-2014 14:53 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Damage, Photo, ]
25-Dec-2014 17:33 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Embed code]
29-Dec-2014 21:24 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
11-Jul-2020 05:03 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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