Colombia

Ten Killed in Colombia Military Helicopter Crash

Friday, January 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A Colombian army helicopter crashed in Antioquia, Colombia, on January 16th. The Russian-made MI-17 helicopter was carrying ten people when it went down near the town of Segovia. All ten people aboard, including two civilians and eight army personnel, were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bogota

Saturday, October 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bogota

American Airlines flight AA-984 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bogota, Colombia, on October 4th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Montevideo, Uruguay, to Miami, Florida, was diverted due to electrical issues. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Aerosucre Flight Rejects Takeoff From Bogota

Saturday, August 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aerosucre Flight Rejects Takeoff From Bogota

An Aerosucre flight had to reject takeoff from Bogota, Colombia, on August 23rd. The Boeing 737-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Puerto Carreno, Colombia, when the crew noticed a blown nose tire and rejected takeoff. The plane became disabled on the runway. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Eight Killed After Military Plane Crashed in Colombia

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By George Hatcher

A military plane crashed in the municipality of Facatativa in Colombia, on May 1st. The plane was flying from Guaymaral airbase, Bogota, to Tolemaida airbase, Melgar, when it went down. There were eight people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download... »

Lineas Aereas Suramericanas Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Bogota

Thursday, March 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lineas Aereas Suramericanas Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Bogota

A Lineas Aereas Suramericanas plane had to return and make an emergency landing in Bogota, Colombia, on March 28th. The Boeing 727-200 plane took off for Leticia, Colombia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Avianca Flight Returns for Safe Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Monday, December 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Avianca Flight Returns for Safe Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Avianca flight AV-8576 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at El Dorado International Airport, Bogota, Colombia, on December 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 had taken off for Valledupar, Colombia, when the crew detected flaps issue mid-air, prompting it to return. The plane landed safely. All people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

VivaColombia Plane Diverts to Medellin due to Suspected Fuel Leak

Friday, December 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
VivaColombia Plane Diverts to Medellin due to Suspected Fuel Leak

VivaColombia flight FC-8170 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Medellin, Colombia, on November 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Bogota to San Andres Island, Colombia, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Bogota due to Hydraulic Failure

Thursday, November 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Bogota due to Hydraulic Failure

Avianca Airlines flight AV-8562 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bogota, Colombia, on November 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Bucaramanga, Colombia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. All 135 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Plane Carrying Colombia’s Interior Minister Crash-Lands in Bogota

Sunday, October 30, 2016
By George Hatcher

A plane crash-landed at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Colombia, on October 28th. The Anti-Narcotics Police aircraft carrying 10 people, including Colombia’s interior minister Juan Fernando Cristo, was attempting to land at the airport when its landing gear failed. Everyone aboard remained safe. The plane was returning from Pereira, Colombia, at the time.... »

Bird-Hit Avianca Airlines Plane Returns to Bogota

Monday, September 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Avianca Airlines Plane Returns to Bogota

Avianca Airlines flight AV-241 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bogota, Colombia, on September 24th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Santiago, Chile, but had to return shortly afterwards after one of the engines ingested several birds. The plane landed safely. All 118 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

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