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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70487
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F100 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 100
Registration: HK-4443
C/n / msn: 11479
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 70
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Bucaramanga-Palo Negro Airport (BGA/SKBG) -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC)
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
A Fokker 100 passenger jet, operated by Avianca, made an emergency landing at Bucaramanga (BGA) following after a chemical spill in the passenger cabin.
Flight 8455 had departed Cucuta (CUC) at 13:40 en route to Bogotá when the spill occurred. Apparently a passenger carried a bottle of pesticide -for the extermination of ticks- on board. The bottle opened in flight, causing dizziness and nausea for several passengers. An emergency landing was carried out at Bucaramanga.



Revision history:

15-Dec-2009 11:24 harro Added

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