Runway excursion Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-8-202 HK-3997, Monday 28 January 2008
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Date:Monday 28 January 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-202
Owner/operator:AIRES Colombia
Registration: HK-3997
MSN: 391
Year of manufacture:1994
Total airframe hrs:19565 hours
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 41
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) -   Colombia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Maracaibo-La Chinita International Airport (MAR/SVMC)
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Overran runway 13L at Bogotá (BOG). The left hand main gear collapsed.

translation from Spanish:
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Carrying out a landing with an unresolved fault in the left engine, which prevented the aircraft be able to stop within the length of runway available, causing a runway excursion."
CONTRIBUTING FACTOR: "Failure to correct the maintenance reports in a satisfactory manner and failure to properly follow-up on repetitive entries."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Report number: COL-08-03-GIA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



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