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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45399
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BL17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bellanca 17-30 Viking 300
Registration: HK-4234P
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bogota -   Colombia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Corazal
Destination airport:Bogota
On October 9, 2002, at 1300 eastern daylight time, a Bellanca 17-30 single-engine airplane, Colombian registration HK-4234P, was destroyed upon impact with a residence and terrain following a loss of control during final approach to runway 10 at the Guaymaral Airport, near Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia. The commercial pilot and his passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was owned and operated by a private individual. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed throughout the area for the personal flight for which a visual flight ruler (VFR) flight plan was filed. The 425-statute mile cross-country flight originated from Corozal, Province of Sucre, approximately 1015, with Santa Fe de Bogota as its intended destination.

The pilot had established communications with the control tower and the airplane had been cleared to land on runway 10. Witnesses reported that while on short final to the runway, the airplane rolled into a sharp right turn and assumed a nose low attitude until impact with a residential brick wall. There was no fire.

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 de Bogota, Colombia

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


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28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added

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