Date & Time: Jan 28, 2008 at 2302 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland Dash-8-200
Operator:
Registration:
HK-3997
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Maracaibo-Bogota
MSN:
391
YOM:
1994
Flight number:
ARE053
Country:
Colombia
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
37
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
19565
Circumstances:

On landing, the left main landing gear collapsed and the aircraft veered off runway. All occupants escaped without any injury but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. It appears that the maintenance was not properly performed.