Date & Time: Jul 7, 2008 at 0352 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 747-200
Operator:
Registration:
N714CK
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bogota-Miami
MSN:
22446/519
YOM:
1981
Country:
Colombia
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
8874
Captain / Total hours on type:
2874
Copilot / Total flying hours:
11373
Copilot / Total hours on type:
2853
Aircraft flight hours:
90613
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off, crew informed ATC about engine fire and requested to return to Bogota-El Dorado airport. Later, the aircraft lost height and hit a farm before crashing in an open field ocated 20 km west of Bogota. All eight crew members were seriously injured while 3 people living in the farm were killed.