Date & Time: Nov 27, 1989 at 0716 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Bogotá - Cali
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After takeoff from Bogotá-El Dorado Airport, the crew was cleared to climb to FL130 when the aircraft suffered an explosion. It entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed in a huge explosion near Soacha, about 16 km south of Bogotá Airport. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and all 107 occupants were killed as well as three people on the ground.
It was determined that a bomb was placed on board under the seat 14F by a Colombian narcotic cartel.