Accident description
Last updated: 24 July 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 20 May 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:Policía Nacional del Perú
Registration: PNP-021
C/n / msn: 208-00145
First flight: 1989
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:100 km (62.5 mls) E of Huaral (   Peru) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tingo Maria Airport (TGI/SPGM), Peru
Destination airport:Lima-Callao International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Narrative:
The Peruvian Police Cessna Caravan struck Mount Huacranacro in the Cordillera de los Andes.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 274
» Scramble Vol.11, nr.06


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Distance from Tingo Maria Airport to Lima-Callao International Airport as the crow flies is 344 km (215 miles).

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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