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Last updated: 18 October 2017
Fecha:martes 30 enero 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-323C
Registración: PP-VLU
Numéro de série: 19235/519
Año de Construcción: 1966
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:c 200km ENE off Tokyo, Japan (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 967
Missing over the Pacific Ocean, some 30 minutes after takeoff from Tokyo. The aircraft carried 153 paintings, worth USD 1.24 mln.

The aircraft operated on a flight from Tokyo to Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, Brazil with en route stops at Los Angeles, USA and Lima, Peru.

» Aviation Letter 148


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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 Tokyo-Narita Airport to Los Angeles International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 8696 km (5435 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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