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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:jeudi 25 mai 1995
Heure:15:15
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Compagnie:LACOL Colombia
Immatriculation: HK-3213
Numéro de série: 25659/14214
Année de Fabrication: 1944
Heures de vol:15000
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 3 / à bord: 9
Total:victimes: 5 / à bord: 13
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:près de Miraflores Airport (MFS) (   Colombie)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport (VVC/SKVV), Colombie
Aéroport de destination:Miraflores Airport (MFS/SKMF), Colombie
Détails:
A Douglas DC-3C cargo plane was destroyed when crashed near Miraflores Airport (MFS), Colombia. Two crew members and three passengers were killed in the accident Two crew members and six passengers survived.
The airplane operated on a domestic flight from Villavicenco (VVC) carrying livestock and passengers. It was descending towards Miraflores when the no. 1 engine failed. In poor weather the airplane contacted trees and crashed. A fire erupted.
Investigation showed that the airplane was operated outside the centre of gravity limits with 30% MAC where the aft limit was 28%. Also, no records were found about the pilot's experience or training on DC-3 aircraft.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE (translated from original Spanish report):
The probable cause of this accident is the loss of lift, induced by explosions and fire in the left engine, problems that the pilot was unable to overcome because he was flying VFR in IMC.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report

Sources:
» Scramble 196(62)


Photos

photo of Douglas-DC-3C-HK-3213
accident date: 25-05-1995
type: Douglas DC-3C
registration: HK-3213
 

Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport et Miraflores Airport est de 362 km (226 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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