Accident Boeing 720-022 N37777, Thursday 22 April 1976
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Date:Thursday 22 April 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic B720 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 720-022
Owner/operator:US Global of Florida
Registration: N37777
MSN: 18044/178
Year of manufacture:1960
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT3C-7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ) -   Colombia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ)
The aircraft crashed while approaching Barranquilla runway 04. The pilot had asked the controller to increase the intensity of the runway lights. The Boeing 720 carried a cargo of 19 tonnes of flowers.


Aviation News 14.05.1976


photo (c) Curtis Hulslander; Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA)

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