NTSB Identification: MIA07WA145
Accident occurred Friday, May 25, 2007 in Acaricuara, Colombia
Aircraft: Douglas DC-3, registration:
Injuries: Unavailable

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On May 25, 2007 about 1115 eastern standard time, a Douglas DC-3, Colombian registration, HK3199, registered to an individual and operated by Aerovanguardia LTDA, veered off the runway during landing at the Acaricuara airstrip, Acaricuara, Colombia. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and a company visual flight rules flight plan was filed. The three crew members were not injured and the airplane incurred substantial damaged. The flight originated from San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia, earlier that day, about 1015.

According to information obtained from the Colombian Aeronautica Civil, the runway was wet from light rain showers earlier that morning. During the landing the pilot reported that the left main wheel went off the runway resulting in the airplane becoming uncontrollable. Damage to both of the engines, propellers and both main landing gear were incurred before the airplane came to a stop, adjacent to and past the end of the runway.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Colombia. Any further information can be obtained from:

Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronautica Civil
Aeropuerto Internacional El Dorado
Bogota, Colombia
Telephone: 571.425.1000

This report is for informational purposes only, and contains information released for or obtained by the Government of Colombia.

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