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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 8 January 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM Peru
Registration: 484
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Rioja (   Peru)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rioja Airport (RIJ/SBJA), Peru
Destination airport:Cajamarca Airport (CJA/SPJB), Peru
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain.

Sources:
» El Siglo de Torreon 13 January 1958, p3
» Correio da Manhã 14 January 1958, p12
» Correio da Manhã 11 January 1958, p8


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Distance from Rioja Airport to Cajamarca Airport as the crow flies is 3824 km (2390 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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