Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 20 March 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Faucett
Registration: OB-PAM-146
C/n / msn: 16947/34206
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Chimbote (   Peru)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Picota Airport (SPAP), Peru
Destination airport:Trujillo Airport (TRU/SPRU), Peru
Narrative:
The DC-3 crashed into a mountain while on a cargo flight from Picota.

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Distance from Picota Airport to Trujillo Airport as the crow flies is 327 km (204 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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