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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200472
Last updated: 15 September 2020
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Time:09:37 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna TU206F Stationair II
Owner/operator:Américas Air S.A.S
Registration: HK-5057
C/n / msn: U20603096
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Montfort airport, Mitu -   Colombia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Monfort (MFB)
Destination airport:Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC/SKVV)
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
The aircraft failed to gain height on takeoff and crashed into trees. There were no injuries.

Probable cause(s)
Loss of lift of the aircraft as a result of an inappropriate take-off technique, due to a miscalculation of Weight and Balance that did not take into consideration the characteristics of the runway; probably the aircraft took off due to "ground effect", but once out of this condition it was not possible to achieve a safe flight speed, lost lift and fell to the ground.
Contributing Factors
Inadequate Operator and Pilot practices and lack of Operator standards, by not considering in the operation, the variables that affect the take-off of the aircraft (weight, temperature, wind, available runway length, required runway length), to determine the correct weight and balance.
Lack in the Operator, and by the Pilot, of a risk analysis for the operation on this runway, not controlled and lacking in aeronautical information.


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

Revision history:

19-Oct-2017 18:33 gerard57 Added
19-Oct-2017 18:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source]
19-Oct-2017 23:03 Geno Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Jul-2020 05:56 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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