Date & Time: Nov 18, 1990 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Casa 212 Aviocar
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Quibdó – Bogotá
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine aircraft christened 'El Isleño' departed Quibdó-El Caraño Airport at 1243LT on a flight to Bogotá, carrying 12 passengers and for crew members. While cruising at an altitude of 11,500 pieds, the crew encountered poor weather conditions when the aircraft struck the slope of Mt San Nicolás. The wreckage was found few hours later and all 16 occupants were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain after the crew may have got disoriented while flying in poor weather conditions.