NTSB Identification: ERA13WA089
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in Zulia, Colombia
Aircraft: PIPER PA34, registration:
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

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

On December 12, 2012, about 1530 universal coordinated time (1030 local time), a Piper PA-34-200T, Colombian registration HK4477G, was destroyed when it impacted rising mountainous terrain in the vicinity of La Cuchilla, near Zulia, Norte de Santander, Colombia. The Colombian commercial pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed. The flight was operating under visual flight rules from Camilo Daza International Airport (SKCC), Cucuta, Colombia, to Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (SKBQ), Barranquilla, Colombia, under Colombian flight regulations.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Colombia. Further information can be obtained from:

Grupo de Investigacion de Accidentes
Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronautica Civil
Avenida Eldorado # 103-23
Bogota, Colombia
Telephone: 57-1-2662210

This report is for informational purposes, and only contains information that was provided by the government of Colombia.

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