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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Datum:maandag 28 januari 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-202
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:AIRES Colombia
Registratie: HK-3997
Constructienummer: 391
Bouwjaar: 1994
Aantal vlieguren:19565
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123D
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 37
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 41
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Maracaibo-La Chinita International Airport (MAR/SVMC), Venezuela
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Vluchtnummer: 053
Overran runway 13L at Bogotá (BOG). The left hand main gear collapsed.

Probable Cause:

translation from Spanish:
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Carrying out a landing with an unresolved fault in the left engine, which prevented the aircraft be able to stop within the length of runway available, causing a runway excursion."
CONTRIBUTING FACTOR: "Failure to correct the maintenance reports in a satisfactory manner and failure to properly follow-up on repetitive entries."


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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 Maracaibo-La Chinita International Airport en Bogotá-Eldorado Airport bedraagt 700 km (437 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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