ASN logo
Last updated: 18 September 2021
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:lundi 6 juin 2005
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Compagnie:Transportes Aéreos del Ariari - TARI
Immatriculation: HK-3462
Numéro de série: 11759
Année de Fabrication: 1943
Heures de vol:4898
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S1C3-G
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 25
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 28
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:2 km (1.3 milles) W of Miraflores Airport (MFS) (   Colombie)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Charter National
Aéroport de départ:Miraflores Airport (MFS/SKMF), Colombie
Aéroport de destination:San Jose del Guaviare-Jorge E. González T. Airport (SJE/SKSJ), Colombie
The DC-3 aircraft was chartered by the Colombian Army to fly soldiers from Miraflores (MFS) to San Jose del Guaviare (SJE) and Villavicencio (VCE).
According to the airline, 18 soldiers with arms and equipment boarded the plane. The Army stated that 25 soldiers boarded the plane.
Shortly after take off from runway 20, the engineer noted a fire in the left hand engine. As the pilot turned right the cabin filled with smoke. Emergency procedures were followed as the crew attempted to return to the airport. Meanwhile the fire caused deformation of the wing between the fuselage and the engine. Also, the left main gear fell down as a result of the fire. Speed was lost, causing the pilot to ultimately decide upon a forced landing. The aircraft impacted trees and came to rest in a forest. All occupants survived the accident.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: Undetermined.
The investigators were not able to travel to the accident site due to the presence of hostile rebels in the area and thus were not able to retrieve key components like the engines.

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


photo of Douglas-DC-3A-HK-3462
accident date: 06-06-2005
type: Douglas DC-3A
registration: HK-3462

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 Miraflores Airport et San Jose del Guaviare-Jorge E. González T. Airport est de 156 km (98 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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.
languages: languages