NTSB Identification: NYC08WA013.
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Accident occurred Friday, October 12, 2007 in Bogota, Colombia
Aircraft: Hawker-Beechcraft BE-200, registration:
Injuries: 7 Fatal.

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

On October 12, 2007, about 0120 universal coordinated time, a Hawker-Beechcraft BE-200, Columbian Registration HK-4222, was destroyed when it impacted the ground, shortly after takeoff from the Eldorado Airport (SKBO), Bogota, Columbia. Two flight crew members, three passengers, and two persons on the ground were fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the foreign operated air ambulance flight.

According to the initial notification, the pilot declared an emergency shortly after takeoff, and was intending to return to the airport, when the airplane impacted houses near the approach end of runway 13L.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of the Republic of Colombia. Any further information may be obtained from:

Republic de Colombia
Departamento Administrativo de Aeronautica Civil
Unidad Adminstrativa Especial
Oficina de Control y Seguridad Aerea
Aeropuerto Internacional "El Dorado"
Santa Fe de Bogotá, Colombia

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

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