An emergency occurred on a United States Air Force aircraft over Colombian territory this Thursday at around 5:20 pm. A Dornier C-146A Wolfhound aircraft took off at Tumaco with an unknown heading. However, during the flight, there were problems that forced him to land at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota.
According to the webinfomil medium dedicated to air traffic, the plane first tried to land in Bogota. Later, when he noticed that there were problems with the assigned landing gear, he had to take off and fly over Ambalama, a municipality in the Tolima Department.
At the time, as Semana reported, the 22-year-old plane with a capacity of 20 people had to unload fuel while flying over the municipality. Special media reported at 6:33 p.m. that the plane took off again on runway 13L of the terminal to analyze the condition of the train to try again. However, it didn’t work.
Webinfomil finally reported at around 7 pm that the aircraft serving Southern Command landed safely on runway 13L. The landing was carried out successfully due to the reduction in the aircraft’s weight, which was achieved by the unloading of fuel over the municipality of Tolima.
No passenger or crew member was affected during the emergency declared by the pilot. According to El Tiempo, three people who are part of United States personnel in Colombia were traveling on the plane.
Man kills himself at El Dorado airport
On this August 23, a man may have killed himself at El Dorado airport, from Bogota. According to information received from a person present at the air terminal, that person must have jumped from the second floor.
For now, its identity or further details are not known and it is expected that in the next few hours Officials explained what happened at Colombia’s most important airport terminal.
According to Caracol Radio, the person may have arrived in the country on an international flight and whether he is Colombian or foreign is yet to be established. According to eyewitnesses to the incident, the man was wearing a jean, a blue jacket and carried a bag on his back. For now the authorities have cordoned off the area for the removal of the body by the criminal authorities.
open, The person in charge of the management, modernization, expansion, operation, maintenance and marketing of El Dorado Airport published a statement condoling the incidents.
“Open expresses its deepest regret for what happened and expresses its deepest condolences to the family and friends of the passenger who died in the afternoon inside the airport, who apparently threw himself from the second floor of the terminal. Once the facts are known, the authorities were informed so that they can carry out the relevant investigations and procedures. At present, the airport is functioning normally.” Indicated to the concessionaire company.
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