Accident description
Last updated: 1 November 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 25 February 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40
Operator:Expresso Aéreo
Registration: OB-1559
C/n / msn: 9640251
First flight: 1976
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26
Total:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 50 km S of Tingo Maria (   Peru) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tingo Maria Airport (TGI/SPGM), Peru
Destination airport:Lima-Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Narrative:
Struck Cerro Carpish at 4000m, 6min after leaving Tingo Maria.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Air Letter 12943(1.3.94)
» Scramble 179


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Distance from Tingo Maria Airport to Lima-Jorge Chavez 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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