Date: September 18, 1984
Time: 1104
Location: Quito, Ecuador
Operator: AECA Cargo
Flight #: 767-103
Route: Quito - Guayaquil
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8F-55
Registration: HC-BKN
cn / ln: 45754/224
Aboard: 4   (passengers:0  crew:4)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:0  crew:4)
Ground: 49
Summary: While taking off, the cargo plane was unable to gain altitude and crashed into buildings at the end of the runway. Improper calculation of center of gravity, load distribution and maximum takeoff weight for existing runway and weather conditions.

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