Accident Boeing 727-24C HK-1272, Tuesday 30 September 1975
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Date:Tuesday 30 September 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 727-24C
Registration: HK-1272
MSN: 19525/439
Year of manufacture:1967
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ) -   Colombia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Bad visibility forced the crew to abandon their first approach to Barranquilla. The aircraft crashed on the second attempt after striking trees 1000 m short of runway 04. The aircraft broke apart and skidded before coming to rest 300 m short of the runway threshold.


Flight International 9 October 1975 (514)



photo (c) Brian Maddison

photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Miami International Airport, FL (MIA); March 1974

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