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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44164
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Time:08:05 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna TU206G Turbo Stationair
Registration: HK-2969
C/n / msn: U20606698
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:University Sports Field, Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellin -   Colombia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Olaya Herrera Airport, Medellin (SKMD)
Destination airport:Municipality of Ituango
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
A single-engine Cessna 206 airplane, Colombian registration HK-2969, was destroyed upon impact with obstacles while attempting a forced landing in a sport field following a reported loss of engine power near Medellin, Republic of Colombia. The commercial pilot and his 4 passengers were fatally injured. A student attending the Universidad Pontifica Bolivariana, was also fatally injured, while 5 other students received minor injuries.

The airplane was owned and operated by a domestic corporation and was being utilized as an on-demand air taxi service. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed throughout the area for the flight for which a visual flight rules flight plan was filed. The flight departed from the Olaya Herrera Airport and was destined for the Municipality of Ituango.

Cause: Pilot failed to abort the takeoff when the engine lost power.


1. NTSB Identification: DFW06WA091 at

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

Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
13-Jul-2016 18:17 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2020 08:45 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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