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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44160
Last updated: 22 August 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200T
Registration: HK-2387
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Antioquia -   Colombia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Olaya Herrera (SKMD)
Destination airport:Antioquia (SKAM)
On April 12, 2006, about 1600 eastern standard time, a Colombian registered Piper PA-34-200T airplane, HK-2387, operated by Star Company impacted wires in Antioquia, Colombia. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed in the area at the time, and an visual flight rules flight plan was filed. The pilot and copilot were fatally injured and the airplane incurred substantial damage. The flight originated at Olaya Herrera International Airport, Medellin, Colombia, earlier that day, about 1515.

According to information obtained from an official with the Colombian DGAC, the airplane was approaching to land at Amalfi Airport, Antioquia, Colombia, and during the approach it became entangled in electrical wires.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Colombia. Any further information can be obtained from:

Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronautica Civil
Aeropuerto Internacional El Dorado
Bogota, Colombia
Telephone: 571.425.1000

This report is for informational purposes only, and contains information released for or obtained by the Government of Colombia.


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28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added

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