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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Fecha:jueves 22 abril 1976
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B720 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 720-022
Operador:US Global of Florida
Registración: N37777
Numéro de série: 18044/178
Año de Construcción: 1960-12-09 (15 years 5 months)
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3C-7
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ) (   Colombia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
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.

» Aviation News 14.05.1976


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

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

  • 154 built
  • 9th loss
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