Accident description
Last updated: 24 November 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 27 August 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:Transportes Aéreos Nacionales de la Selva - TANS
Registration: OB-1153
C/n / msn: 316
First flight: 1971
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 21
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near San Antonio del Estrecho (   Peru)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The float-equipped Twin Otter crashed into the jungle 35 yards from the Algodon River when attempting an emergency landing after power loss of the engines.
The airplane carried the dual military serial FAP304.


Sources:
» Flight International
» Scramble 161
» Scramble 162


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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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