A noise interrupted the calm of the residents of the Belén Rosales neighborhood in Medellín, Colombia.
“I felt when the airplane in a dive and the sound of the engine. Everything exploded and people started screaming and everything was orange. Windows fell out, there was debris, and everything was hot. I looked out and saw that there was a fire, I took the valuables and went out”, says Samuel Cuervo, a neighbor of the place where the plane fell.
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It was about one plane with 2 pilots and 6 passengers that crashed on the morning of this Monday, November 21, against a house.
The pilot reported a failure in the aircraft that covered the Medellín-Pizarro route, in the department of Chocó. He didn’t make it back to the airport Olaya Herrera, located a few minutes from the scene of the accident.
The balance is tragic: in the accident the 2 pilots and the 6 passengers died.
The victims were identified as: Jorge Cantillo Martínez, Dubán Ovalle Quintero, Anthony Mosquera Blanquiceth, Pedro Pablo Serna, Melissa Pérez Cuadros and Nicolás Jiménez, who was the manager of the company that provided the air service.San German.
The pilot was Julián Aladino and the co-pilot Sergio Guevara Delgado.
In videos captured by security cameras of the placeyou can see the exact moment in which the plane it flies at a very low distance and falls on the house, exploding instantly.
The house where the aircraft crashed was unoccupied at the time. There are 7 properties and 6 three-story buildings with structural damage, in addition to the risk of collapse of another neighboring structure. The area is evacuated.