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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:donderdag 24 januari 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Registratie: HK-2006
Constructienummer: 43086
Bouwjaar: 1946
Aantal vlieguren:22747
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 13
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Teresita Airport (   Colombia)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Jose del Guaviare-Jorge E. GonzŠlez T. Airport (SJE/SKSJ), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Teresita Airport, Colombia
The DC-3 was substantially damaged during a landing accident at the Teresita Airport.
Teresita has a single runway (07/25), 630 m in length. On final approach the left hand landing gear struck a mound of sand. The landing gear collapsed on touchdown and the no. 1 engine caught fire.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE (translation from Spanish):
Using a flying technique by carrying out an inappropriatly low approach to land, causing the impact of the left hand landing gear on a mound of sand, which could have been avoided if [the pilots had] complied with the established technique of crossing the threshold of the runway at a height of 50 feet with the reference speed.

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photo of Douglas-DC-3C-HK-2006
accident date: 24-01-2008
type: Douglas DC-3C
registration: HK-2006

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen San Jose del Guaviare-Jorge E. GonzŠlez T. Airport en Teresita Airport bedraagt 405 km (253 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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