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Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in San Antonio de Prado: 4 killed

Date & Time: Sep 30, 2016 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
HK-3804
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Medellín – Juradó
MSN:
208B-0315
YOM:
1992
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport, while climbing, the aircraft suffered engine problems. As the crew was unable to return to Medellín, the captain attempted an emergency landing when the aircraft hit a hill and crashed in trees. A pilot and three passengers were killed while seven others occupants were injured. The aircraft was destroyed. The crew was performing a charter flight to Juradó.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver in San Antonio de Prado: 7 killed

Date & Time: Aug 18, 1964 at 0820 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HK-240
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Medellín – Urrao
MSN:
93
YOM:
1950
Flight number:
104
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft left Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport at 0810 on flight 104 to Urrao. Ten minutes after takeoff, while climbing, the airplane struck the slope of Mt Morro del Silencio located in San Antonio de Prado, about 7 km southwest of the airfield. Two passengers were injured while the pilot and six other passengers were killed.