BREAKING Aer Caribe Boeing 737 cargo skidded off runway at Leticia airport, Colombia

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Colombian airline Aer Caribe Boeing 737 cargo suffered a serious accident on the afternoon of Saturday January 28 during landing at the Alfredo Vásquez Cobo International Airport in the city of Leticia, Amazonas.

The Boeing 737-300F (reg. HK-5197) from the Bogota skidded off runway during landing. During the accident, the landing gears collapsed. Both engines and fuselage suffered important damage from the impact.

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Civil Aviation and Airline personnel removed fuel from the aircraft, in order to facilitate the removal of the aircraft.

The authorities made the decision to close the runway until Sunday.

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