Serious incident Antonov An-26B HK-4730,
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Date:Saturday 18 December 2021
Time:10:41 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-26B
Owner/operator:Aer Caribe
Registration: HK-4730
MSN: 9510
Year of manufacture:1980
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Mitú-Fabio Alberto León Bentley Airport (MVP/SKMU) -   Colombia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:San Jose del Guaviare-Jorge E. González T. Airport (SJE/SKSJ)
Destination airport:Mitú-Fabio Alberto León Bentley Airport (MVP/SKMU)
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
An Aer Caribe Antonov An-26B suffered a wing tip strike during a low pass over the runway at Fabio Alberto León Bentley Airport (MVP/SKMU), Mitú, Colombia.
The aircraft was transporting gifts for 4000 children waiting at the airport.
At about 09:41, the aircraft took off from San José. The flight was to SKMUuneventful. When the aircraft was approaching Mitú the pilot performed, without any justification or operational necessity, a low-level pass and a turn, over runway 02, causing the tip of the right wing to brush the surface of the runway safety zone. The damage did not affect the aerodynamics or controllability of the aircraft.
The crew realized what had happened, conducted a traffic circuit and landed without further incident. The aircraft suffered significant damage to the right wing tip and right aileron.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
7 August 2014 HK-4730 Aer Caribe 0 San José del Guaviare Airport (SJE/SKSJ) min
Gear-up landing


Revision history:

20-Dec-2021 08:05 gerard57 Added
20-Dec-2021 08:29 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-Dec-2021 10:22 harro Updated [Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
20-Dec-2021 10:23 harro Updated [Embed code]
20-Dec-2021 10:24 harro Updated [Embed code]
15-May-2022 14:07 harro Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
15-May-2022 16:52 harro Updated [Narrative]

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