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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Date:Tuesday 17 July 2001
Time:ca 13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
Operator:TAME Ecuador
Registration: HC-BMD
MSN: 11220
First flight: 1984-12-04 (16 years 8 months)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 555-15P
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 70
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 76
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Tulcán Airport (TUA) (   Ecuador)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Destination airport:Tulcán Airport (TUA/SETU), Ecuador
The left main gear collapsed on landing, causing the aircraft to depart the runway.

Landing gear collapse
Runway excursion

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photo of Fokker-F-284000-HC-BMD
accident date: 17-07-2001
type: Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
registration: HC-BMD

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 Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport to Tulcán Airport as the crow flies is 136 km (85 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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