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Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2018
Date:Saturday 28 August 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CC-106 Yukon (CL-44)
Operator:Aeronaves del Peru
Registration: OB-R-1104
C/n / msn: 12
First flight: 1961-04-25 (15 years 4 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Tyne 515
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:near Shanisu River (   Peru)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Lima-Callao International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Destination airport:Caracas Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
The CC-106 transport aircraft failed to arrive at Caracas Airport, Venezuela and was declared missing. The wreckage was never located.

» La Nación 29 August 1976, p53A


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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 Lima-Callao International Airport to Caracas Airport as the crow flies is 2742 km (1714 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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