Date & Time: Mar 12, 2014 at 0620 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Operator:
Registration:
HK-4921
Flight Type:
Ambulance
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bogota – Araracuara
MSN:
LJ-721
YOM:
1977
Country:
Colombia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Bogota-El Dorado Airport at 0600LT on an ambulance mission bound for Araracuara, State of Caquetá. Fifteen minutes after takeoff, crew contacted ATC and requested to divert to Villavicencio due to unknown technical problems. On approach to Villavicencio-La Vanguardia Airport, the King Air stalled and crashed in flames near a road. All five occupants were killed and the aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and postcrash fire.