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Crash of a Beechcraft 99 in Ibagué: 4 killed

Date & Time: May 2, 2018 at 1830 LT
Type of aircraft: Beechcraft 99 Airliner (29719)">
Operator: Policía Nacional de Colombia (35140)">
Registration:
PNC-0203
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bogotá – Ibagué – Mariquita
MSN:
U-199
YOM:
1983
Location: Ibagué (20926)"> Tolima (16296)">
Country: Colombia (13470)">
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The crew departed Bogotá on a training flight to Mariquita with an intermediate stop at Ibagué-Perales Airport. While on approach by night, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a field located few km from the airport. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all four crew members were killed.
Crew:
Maj Andrés Valbuena Cadena,
Lt Carlos Andrés León Caicedo,
Lt Juan Alcides Sosa Triana,
Sub John Wílfer Parra Solano.

Crash of a Grumman G-159 Gulfstream GI in Ibague: 15 killed

Date & Time: Feb 5, 1990 at 0837 LT
Registration:
HK-3315X
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bogota-Neiva-Ibague
MSN:
024
YOM:
1959
Location: Ibagué (20926)"> Tolima (16296)">
Country: Colombia (13470)">
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
15

Crash of a Douglas C-47 near Bojacá: 32 killed

Date & Time: Aug 13, 1949 at 1330 LT
Registration:
HK-1200
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Bogotá – Ibagué
Location: Bojacá (17774)"> Cundinamarca (14330)">
Country: Colombia (13470)">
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
29
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
32
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Bogotá-Techo Airport, while in initial climb, the aircraft went out of control and crashed on a mountain located near Bojacá, about 20 km northwest of Bogotá. All 32 occupants were killed.