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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44160
Last updated: 21 June 2020
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Date:12-APR-2006
Time:14:38 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II
Owner/operator:Aerotransports y Servicios Ltda
Registration: HK-2387
C/n / msn: 34-7970473
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Antioquia -   Colombia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Olaya Herrera (SKMD)
Destination airport:Antioquia (SKAM)
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Narrative:
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.

POSSIBLE CAUSE

Right engine shutdown, possibly due to lack of fuel, which caused the aircraft to descend, aggravated by the extended landing gear and flaps that produced an impact against a power line carrier pole.

The taxonomic classification according to ICAO is CFIT-FUEL..

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20060504X00507&key=1
http://www.aerocivil.gov.co/autoridad-de-la-aviacion-civil/investigacion/Histricos%20Accidentes/HK-2387.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
21-Jun-2020 17:49 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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