NTSB Identification: ERA12WA091
Incident occurred Wednesday, November 23, 2011 in Quibdo, Colombia
Aircraft: PIPER PA23, registration:
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

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

On November 23, 2011, about 1717 UTC, a Piper PA-23-250, Colombian registration HK1263, operated by Aerolineas Alas de Colombia LTDA, experienced collapse of the left main landing gear during the landing roll at the El Carano Airport (SKUI), Quibdo, Colombia. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and a visual flight rules flight plan was filed for the foreign air taxi flight from E. Olaya Herrera Airport (SKMD), Medellin, Colombia. The airplane sustained minor damage and there were no injuries to the certificated commercial pilot, co-pilot, and 3 passengers. The flight originated about 1710 UTC from SKMD.

According to personnel from the Colombian Civil Aviation Authority, after touchdown during the landing roll on runway 31, the left main landing gear collapsed. The airplane slid to a stop coming to rest upright.

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 by or obtained for the Government of Colombia.

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