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Last updated: 18 June 2018
Datum:Mittwoch 13 Mai 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Transportes Aéreos Peruanos - TAPSA
Kennzeichen: OB-WBP-507
Werknummer: 26829
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:30 km (18.8 Meilen) S of Tournavista (   Peru)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tournavista Airport (SPTR), Peru
Flug nach:Tarapoto Airport (TPP/SPST), Peru
Crashed into a hillside.
The aircraft operated on a domestic flight from Lima to Pucallpa, Peru with en route stops at Tournavista and Tarapoto.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tournavista Airport to Tarapoto Airport as the crow flies is 322 km (201 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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