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Last updated: 27 October 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 22 April 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B720 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 720-022
Fluggesellschaft:US Global of Florida
Kennzeichen: N37777
Werknummer: 18044/178
Baujahr: 1960-12-09 (15 years 5 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3C-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft crashed while approaching Barranquilla runway 04. The pilot had asked the controller to increase the intensity of the runway lights. The Boeing 720 carried a cargo of 19 tonnes of flowers.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation News 14.05.1976


Fotos

photo of Boeing-720-022-N7212U
accident date: 22-04-1976
type: Boeing 720-022
registration: N7212U
 

Map
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 Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Barranquilla-Soledad Airport as the crow flies is 688 km (430 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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Boeing 720

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