Accident description
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 12 September 1988
Time:14:29
Type:Lockheed L-188A Electra
Operator:TAME Ecuador
Registration: HC-AZY
C/n / msn: 1052
First flight: 1959
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D13
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lago Agrio Airport (LGQ) (   Ecuador) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Lago Agrio Airport (LGQ/SELA), Ecuador
Destination airport:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Narrative:
The Electra took off for a ferry flight with the no. 2 engine inoperative. Explosion and flames from the no. 1 engine caused the aircraft to veer left. The aircraft crashed in flames.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary (#26)


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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 Lago Agrio Airport to Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport as the crow flies is 181 km (113 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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