ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland Canada DHC-8-301 HK-4062X Pereira-Matecaña Airport (PEI)
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Date:Sunday 14 September 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8C model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-301
Operator:Intercontinental de Aviación
Registration: HK-4062X
MSN: 196
First flight: 1990-02-11 (7 years 7 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 39
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 44
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pereira-Matecaña Airport (PEI) (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Destination airport:Pereira-Matecaña Airport (PEI/SKPE), Colombia
The DHC-8 passenger plane operated on a flight from San Andrés to Pereira via Bogotá, Colombia.
During the landing roll at Pereira, after a ground run of about 700 m, the nose and left main undercarriage, followed by the right main undercarriage began to slowly retract.
The aircraft sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and left propeller.


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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Pereira-Matecaña Airport as the crow flies is 176 km (110 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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