Date & Time: Nov 21, 1974 at 1847 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 421A Golden Eagle I
Landing (descent or approach)
Cali - Bogotá
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine airplane departed Cali-Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport at 1742LT on a flight to Bogotá with five passengers and a pilot on board. On final approach to Bogotá-El Dorado Airport, a passenger informed ATC that the pilot suffered a heart attack and was trying to land. Shortly later, the airplane entered a dive and crashed in flames. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all six occupants were killed.
Loss of control on approach after the pilot suffered a heart attack.