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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Datum:maandag 24 augustus 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-32B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:SADELCA Colombia - Sociedad Aérea del Caqueta
Registratie: HK-4007X
Constructienummer: 3303
Bouwjaar: 1992
Aantal vlieguren:1210
Motoren: 2 Ivchenko AI-20D
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Leticia-Alfredo Vásquez Cobo Airport (LET) (   Colombia)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Leticia-Alfredo Vásquez Cobo Airport (LET/SKLT), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Girardot-Santiago Vila Airport (GIR/SKGI), Colombia
The An-32 was operating on a cargo flight from Leticia (LET) to Girardot (GIR), Colombia. The airplane carried 5000 kg of fish. Runway in use at Leticia was runway 20 with 210° winds at 6 knots.
During takeoff, upon reaching rotation speed (VR), the airline failed to rotate. The captain decided to abort the takeoff. Failing to stop before the runway end, the An-32 overran and came to rest 80 m past the end of the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The captain's decision to discontinue the takeoff at rotation speed (VR), exceeding the stopping distance, with an overweight of 532 kg (1.170.4 lbs) which had an effect on the failure to rotate."

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Leticia-Alfredo Vásquez Cobo Airport en Girardot-Santiago Vila Airport bedraagt 1080 km (675 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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