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Accident description
Last updated: 21 March 2018
Date:Tuesday 5 May 1998
Time:ca 21:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-282
Operating for:Occidental Petroleum
Leased from:Fuerza Aérea del Peru - FAP
Registration: FAP-351
C/n / msn: 23041/962
First flight: 1983-04-25 (15 years )
Total airframe hrs:37129
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 69 / Occupants: 80
Total:Fatalities: 75 / Occupants: 88
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) from Andoas (   Peru)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Iquitos-C.F. Secada Airport (IQT/SPQT), Peru
Destination airport:Andoas-Alferez FAP Alfredo Vladimir Sara Bauer Airport (SPAS), Peru
The Boeing 737, which had just been in service with the Peruvian Air Force for a few weeks, was operating on a flight for Occidental Petroleum.
The plane was scheduled to arrive at Andoas at 21:17, but failed to arrive. The aircraft reportedly crashed around 21:30 in bad weather (rain) while on an NDB approach.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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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 Iquitos-C.F. Secada Airport to Andoas-Alferez FAP Alfredo Vladimir Sara Bauer Airport as the crow flies is 366 km (229 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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