CFIT Accident CASA C-212 Aviocar 200 FAC-1150, Sunday 18 November 1990
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Date:Sunday 18 November 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
CASA C-212 Aviocar 200
Registration: FAC-1150
MSN: 303
Year of manufacture:1983
Fatalities:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Cerro San Nicolás, 112 km SW of Medellin -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Quibdó-El Caraño Airport (UIB/SKUI)
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
A CASA C-212 Aviocar transport plane, operated by the Colombian military airline SATENA, was destroyed when it flew into the side of a mountain. The airplane operated on a domestic passenger flight from Quibdó-El Caraño Airport (UIB) to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG). All fifteen on board were killed in the accident.
The flight departed Quibdó at 12:43. The pilot made his last position report when overflying Carmen de Atrato. The estimated time of arrival at Bogotá was 14:00. A few minutes later the airplane flew into the side of Cerro San Nicolás at an elevation of 11.500 feet (3500 m).


Scramble Vol.12, nr.07
El Avión De Satena Se Estrelló El Domingo En La Ruta Quibdó-Bogotá (El Tiempo, 20-11-1990)
El Avión Fue Hallado En San Nicolás Bolívar Rescatan Las Víctimas Del Accidente Aéreo De Satena (El Tiempo, 21-11-1990)


  • 26th worst accident in 1990
  • 13th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 5th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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