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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Date:Friday 12 December 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E
Operator:SEARCA-Servicio Aéreo de Capurgana Antes
Registration: HK-4235
MSN: 902423
First flight: 1990
Total airframe hrs:8396
Engines: 2 Walter M-601E
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Capurganá Airport (CPB) (   Colombia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
Destination airport:Capurganá Airport (CPB/SKCA), Colombia
The Let 410 suffered a runway excursion on landing at Capurganá Airport (CPB) in conditions of moderate rain. The airplane ran into the perimeter fence, causing the nose landing gear to collapse.
The runway at Capurganá is 2986 feet (910 m) long. The airplane touched down about 2094 feet down the runway,

Probable Cause:

CAUSE (translated from original Spanish language report):
Runway excursion as a result of executing a landing following an unstabilized approach, landing on the last third of the runway, and running off the runway until impact with the airfield perimeter fence.

Landing after unstabilized approach
Runway excursion


photo of Let-L-410UVP-E-HK-4235
accident date: 12-12-2008
type: Let L-410UVP-E
registration: HK-4235

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Capurganá Airport as the crow flies is 329 km (206 miles).

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