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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45120
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:09-AUG-2003
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C185 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 185F
Owner/operator:Elizabeth Villamarin Diaz
Registration: HK-1661P
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Prto. Echeverry -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Quibdo
Destination airport:Pizarro
Narrative:
On August 9, 2003, approximately 1600 universal coordinated time (UTC), a Cessna 185F single-engine airplane, Colombian registration HK-1661P, was destroyed upon ditching into the Dubasa River after a reported total loss of engine power, near Puerto Echeverry, Departamento del Choco, in the Republic of Colombia. The commercial licensed pilot and one of the occupants drown after the evacuation, three received minor injuries. The airplane, serial number 185-02124, was owned and operated by private individuals. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed throughout the area for the cross-country flight. The flight originated from Quibdo approximately 1005, with Pizarro as its intended destination. The wreckage of the airplane was found near Puerto Echeverry.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of the Republic of Colombia. Any further information may be obtained from:

Republica de Colombia
Departamento Administrativo de Aeronautica Civil
Unidad Administrativa Especial
Oficina de Control y Seguridad Aerea
Aeropuerto Internacional "El Dorado"
Santa Fe the Bogota, Colombia

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

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20030811X01302&key=1


Revision history:

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