Narrative:The DC-3 crashed into a mountain while on a cargo flight from Picota.
|Date:||Sunday 20 March 1960|
|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:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Chimbote (Peru)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Departure airport:||Picota Airport (SPAP), Peru|
|Destination airport:||Trujillo Airport (TRU/SPRU), Peru|
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 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.