Crash: Laser Colombia DC3 near Villavicencio on Mar 9th 2019, lost height on approach
By Simon Hradecky, created Saturday, Mar 9th 2019 22:17Z, last updated Sunday, Mar 10th 2019 01:10Z
A Laser Aereo Colombia Douglas DC-3, registration HK-2494 performing a flight from San Jose del Guaviare to Villavicencio (Colombia) with 14 people on board, was on approach to Villavicencio when the crew declared emergency at 10:40L (15:40Z), the aircraft subsequently lost height and impacted ground at La Bendicion and burst into flames. All occupants perished in the accident.
Colombia's DGCA reported no survivors were found, the aircraft carried 12 people. The crew had declared emergency while on approach to Villavicencia, the wreckage was found in the village of La Bendicion near Villavicencio (editorial note: located about 2.2nm south of the aerodrome). Later the DGCA published a list of 14 occupants.
Media in Colombia also mention the village of San Martin as location of a Finca La Bendicion. Three such fincas/farms can be found, the closest to the village of San Martin is 25nm south of the aerodrome, another 21 and the third 19nm south of the aerodrome.
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