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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 6 June 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:Aerotaca Colombia - Aerotransportes Casanare
Registration: HK-2759X
C/n / msn: 771
First flight: 1981
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) from El Yopal (   Colombia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:El Yopal Airport (EYP/SKYP), Colombia
Narrative:
Flew into a hill while positioning for a visual approach to El Yopal. Impact took place at the 3000 feet level of a cloud-shrouded hill.

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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to El Yopal Airport as the crow flies is 206 km (129 miles).

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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