Narrative:The Twin Otter operated on a flight from Iquitos Airport (SPQT) to Pucallpa (SPCL) with en route stops at Requena (SPQN), Orellana, Pampa Hermosa (SPPH), and Contamana (SPCM). It departed Iquitos at 11:37 and landed in Requena at 12:10. Ten minutes later the Twin Otter departed again, heading for Orellana, where it arrived at 13:10. Departure from Orellana was at 16:25. At 17:45 an ELT signal was received.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Thursday 24 May 2007|
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
|Operator:||Fuerza Aérea del Peru - FAP|
|C/n / msn:|| 483|
|First flight:|| 1976-04-13 (31 years 2 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 17|
|Total:||Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 20 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Pampa Hermosa (Peru)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Orellana Airport (SPON), Peru|
|Destination airport:||Pampa Hermosa Airport (SPPH), Peru|
The wreckage was found in mountainous area; seven passengers had survived the accident.
» Fuerza Aérea del Perú (Comunicados Oficiales, 2007)
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 Orellana Airport to Pampa Hermosa Airport as the crow flies is 37 km (23 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.