Date & Time: Jul 6, 1988 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Barranquilla – Miami
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Two minutes after takeoff from Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport, while climbing, the crew informed ATC about the failure of the engine n°4 and was cleared to return for an emergency landing. After completing a turn, the captain continued the approach when the aircraft banked right and crashed few hundred meters short of runway 04. Five occupants were injured while three others were killed.
Loss of control on final approach following the failure of both right engines n°3 and 4 for unknown reasons.