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Kalitta Air.(LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN Report)(Brief article)

Kalitta Air 747-200F crashed into a home July 7 shortly after taking off from Bogota, killing three occupants in the house, fewer than 24 hr. after a USA Jet Airlines DC-9F crashed on approach to Saltillo, Mexico, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other. Both carriers are based in Michigan.

The Kalitta flight, operated for Centurion Air Cargo on wet-lease, was en route to Miami and attempted to return to Bogota after reporting an engine fire, according to Colombian civil aviation officials. …

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