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Date:Tuesday 5 December 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 300
Operator:SATENA
Registration: FAC-1251
MSN: 450
First flight: 1991-04-24 (9 years 8 months)
Engines: 2 Honeywell TPE331-10R-513C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) from Tres Esquinas Air Base (TQS) (   Colombia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tres Esquinas Air Base (TQS/SKTQ), Colombia
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed into a forest next to the Rio Orteguaza, 3 km short of the runway of Tres Esquinas Air Base, Colombia.
The aircraft carried two crew and nine civil engineers to repair an airstrip. One of the crew and a passenger were seriously injured.

Sources:
» Air Forces Monthly June 2001


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CASA 212

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