Date & Time: Jul 24, 1993 at 1340 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 404 Titan
Bogotá - Cali
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Bogotá-El Dorado Airport, while climbing, the crew informed ATC about the failure of the left engine and was cleared to return for an emergency landing. While turning to the left, the aircraft stalled and crashed on a building housing a car dealership. All seven occupants on board the Cessna as well as six people on the ground were killed, among them the Director and the Deputy Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Colombia. Seven other people on the ground were injured.
Failure of the left engine during initial climb for unknown reasons. The aircraft then stall due to insufficient speed.