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Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in La Leona: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jun 23, 2012 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EJC-1131
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Melgar - Saravena
MSN:
208-1199
YOM:
2007
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a flight from the Tolemaida Air Base located near Melgar to the airport of Saravena-Los Colonizadores. While cruising some 35 km from its departure point, the single engine aircraft crashed in a field in unknown circumstances. All four occupants were killed.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver in Salto Del Tequendama: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 24, 1955
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
FAC-113
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bogotá – Melgar
MSN:
532
YOM:
1953
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Weather conditions deteriorated enroute and the single engine aircraft crashed near Salto Del Tequendama, killing all three occupants. The airplane left Bogotá-Techo Airport at 1030LT.