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Date of Accident:07 July 2008Help
Airline:Kalitta Air   Help
Aircraft:Boeing 747-209B(SF)   Help
Location:Mosquera, ColombiaHelp
Previous Registrations:B-1886, B-18753Help
Flight Number:---Help
Line Number:519Help
Engine Manufacturer:Pratt & WhitneyHelp
Engine Model:JT9D-7QHelp
Year of Delivery:1981Help
Accident Description:The aircraft crashed into a field approximately 3nm from the Bogota Eldorado International Airport shortly after takeoff on a scheduled cargo flight to Miami. Initial statements from the Colombian government indicate that the aircraft suffered some sort of engine trouble immediately after takeoff. Three people on the ground were killed when the freighter impacted their home -- all 8 crewmembers aboard the aircraft were reportedly rescued after the accident.
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