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Bogotá Capital District

Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo in Bogotá: 4 killed

Date & Time: Feb 12, 2020 at 1544 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HK-4686
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bogotá – Villagarzón
MSN:
31-344
YOM:
1968
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Bogotá-Guaymaral Airport, while in initial climb, the twin engine airplane lost height and crashed near a wooded area, bursting into flames. All four occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan near Guaymaral: 8 killed

Date & Time: May 1, 2017 at 1630 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EJC-1130
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Tolemaida - Bogotá
MSN:
208B-1194
YOM:
2006
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft was performing a short flight from Tolemaida AFB to Guaymaral Airport in Bogotà. While descending from the west, the aircraft hit trees and crashed on the slope of Cerro Manjui, about 5 km west of the airfield. All eight occupants, among them three civilians, were killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-31-325 Navajo C/R in Bogotá: 2 killed

Date & Time: Oct 3, 2015
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HK-3909G
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bogotá – Medellín
MSN:
31-7612070
YOM:
1976
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Bogotá-Guaymaral Airport, while climbing, the twin engine aircraft crashed in flames in a field, north of the capital City. The aircraft came to rest upside down and was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire. Two people were killed while a third occupant was critically injured.

Crash of a Boeing 747-200 in Bogota: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jul 7, 2008 at 0352 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N714CK
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bogota-Miami
MSN:
22446/519
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
8874
Captain / Total hours on type:
2874.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
11373
Copilot / Total hours on type:
2853
Aircraft flight hours:
90613
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off, crew informed ATC about engine fire and requested to return to Bogota-El Dorado airport. Later, the aircraft lost height and hit a farm before crashing in an open field ocated 20 km west of Bogota. All eight crew members were seriously injured while 3 people living in the farm were killed.

Crash of a De Havilland Dash-8-200 in Bogota

Date & Time: Jan 28, 2008 at 2302 LT
Operator:
Registration:
HK-3997
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Maracaibo-Bogota
MSN:
391
YOM:
1994
Flight number:
ARE053
Country:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
37
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
19565
Circumstances:

On landing, the left main landing gear collapsed and the aircraft veered off runway. All occupants escaped without any injury but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. It appears that the maintenance was not properly performed.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 in Bogota: 7 killed

Date & Time: Oct 11, 2007 at 2022 LT
Registration:
HK-4422
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Bogota-Leticia
MSN:
BB-0377
YOM:
1978
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7

Crash of a Boeing 727-200 in Bogota

Date & Time: Aug 17, 2006 at 0054 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HK-3985
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bogota-Barranquilla
MSN:
20465/814
YOM:
1970
Flight number:
KRE192
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
71978
Circumstances:

While on a taxiway for departure, the right landing gear broke. The aircraft stopped and was damaged beyond repair. All three crew escaped uninjured.

Crash of a Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain in Bogota: 8 killed

Date & Time: Sep 1, 2005 at 1044 LT
Operator:
Registration:
HK-3069P
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Guaymaral-Puerto Berrio
MSN:
31-8352036
YOM:
1983
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft crashed 2 minutes after takeoff from Guaymaral airport, near Bogota. All 8 occupants were killed on impact. A technical problem occurred shortly after departure.

Crash of a Douglas DC-10 in Bogota

Date & Time: Apr 28, 2004 at 0356 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N189AX
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Miami-Bogota
MSN:
48277
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
77864
Aircraft flight cycles:
12224
Circumstances:
After landing on runway 13L (3'800 meters long), the aircraft did not stop on time. It overran and hurt an ILS antenna before loosing 2 engines (n° 1 & 3) and left stabilizer. Nobody was hurt among the crew but the aircraft was written off. It is reported that the aircraft hit a pot hole in the runway.