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Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan near Guaymaral: 8 killed

Accident description

  • May 1, 2017 at 1630 LT
  • EJC-1130
  • Landing (descent or approach)
  • Military
  • No
  • Mountains
  • Tolemaida - Bogotá
  • 208B-1194
  • 2006
  • Bogotá-Guaymaral, Bogotá Capital District
  • Colombia
  • South America
  • 3
  • 3
  • 5
  • 5
  • 0
  • 8
  • The single engine aircraft was performing a short flight from Tolemaida AFB to Guaymaral Airport in Bogotà. While descending from the west, the aircraft hit trees and crashed on the slope of Cerro Manjui, about 5 km west of the airfield. All eight occupants, among them three civilians, were killed.