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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 20 December 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321F
Operator:Aerotal Colombia
Registration: HK-2410X
C/n / msn: 17605/98
First flight: 1960
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Narrative:
The Boeing was approaching Bogotá runway 12 when it entered a zone of heavy rain and dense fog. The aircraft descended into the ground, crash-landed and caught fire.



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N70798 was leased to Aerotal until being re-registered HK-2410 in September 1980
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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