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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177138
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:20-JUN-2015
Time:13:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C303 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T303 Crusader
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: HK-4677G
MSN: T303-00189
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Alto Baudó -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:NQU
Destination airport:UIB
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Narrative:
A Cessna T303, HK-4677G went missing on a flight from Nuquí to Quibdó , Colombia. The aircraft was found to have crashed in a wooded area. The pilot sustained fatal injuries.

Five days after the accident, two passengers, a woman and her 8 month old baby were rescued after being found alive about 500 metres from the crash site.

Contributing Factors:
The accident was set up due to a combination of the following factors:
- Poor risk assessment when planning a flight in VFR conditions over a mountainous area, even though the weather conditions were not suitable.
- Loss of situational awareness when entering the mountain area following visual flight rules in IMC instrument weather conditions that limited operation and triggered a controlled flight into the terrain (CFIT).

Sources:

http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/local/avioneta-se-estrello-en-zona-selvatica-de-choco-144014
http://web.archive.org/web/20160305224041/http://www.elnuevosiglo.com.co/articulos/6-2015-buscan-sobrevivientes-en-accidente-a%C3%A9reo.html
http://tiendamovistar.terra.com/sc/co/comovistarfp1/
http://www.theguardian.c,om/world/2015/jun/25/mother-and-baby-son-found-alive-in-colombian-jungle-days-after-plane-crash
http://web.archive.org/web/20150629233519/http://www.msn.com:80/en-gb/news/world/mother-left-trail-for-rescuers-to-find-her-and-baby-after-colombian-plane-crash/ar-AAc7XC5?
http://www.amcarusa.com/aa8800/hh9kjjk/various/var033.htm
http://www.pulzo.com/otras-zonas/364281-rescataron-con-vida-la-mujer-y-bebe-de-8-meses-que-iban-en-avioneta-que-cayo-en
http://www.aerocivil.gov.co/autoridad-de-la-aviacion-civil/investigacion/Listado%20de%20accidentes%202015/HK4677G.pdf

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

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2015 08:30 jorja55 Added
21-Jun-2015 08:30 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total fatalities, Damage]
22-Jun-2015 06:11 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
25-Jun-2015 06:21 jorja55 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Jun-2015 12:08 whiteshark Updated [Narrative]
27-Jun-2015 18:35 StreetF117 Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2020 13:55 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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