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Last updated: 25 September 2018
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Friday 30 September 2016
Time:ca 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Llanera de Aviación
Registration: HK-3804
C/n / msn: 208B0315
First flight: 1992
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near San Antonio de Prado (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
Destination airport:Juradó Airport (JUO/SKJU), Colombia
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, HK-3804, was destroyed when it impacted a hillside in a rural area near San Antonio de Prado, Colombia.
The aircraft departed Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport on a domestic charter flight to Juradó. Shortly after takeoff a 'mechanical failure' is said to have preceded an attempted forced landing. Four of the eleven occupants suffered fatal injuries.

Forced landing outside airport

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Distance from Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Juradó Airport as the crow flies is 255 km (159 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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