Date & Time: Dec 18, 2003 at 1700 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-9
Operator:
Registration:
HK-4246X
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
El Yopal-Mitu
MSN:
47062
YOM:
1968
Country:
Colombia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:

While approaching Mitu Airport, the crew obtained clearance to descend from 23,000 to 7,000 feet when the aircraft disappeared from radar screens after hitting a mountain side. Rescue teams found all debris only five days later. All three occupants were killed.