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Last updated: 20 March 2018
Datum:Montag 1 Mai 2017
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Ejército Nacional de Colombia
Kennzeichen: EJC-1130
Werknummer: 208B-1194
Baujahr: 2006
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Facatativá (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Melgar-Tolemaida Air Base (SKTI), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
The Cessna 208B Grand Caravan impacted a hillside between Zipacón and Facatativá, Colombia. This is about 24 km northwest of the Bogotá Airport. All eight occupants died in the crash.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Melgar-Tolemaida Air Base to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 75 km (47 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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