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Hijacking description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Date:Thursday 10 June 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Registration: OB-1922-P
C/n / msn: 208B-2099
First flight:
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:within Peru (   Peru)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nazca Airport (SPZA), Peru
Destination airport:Nazca Airport (SPZA), Peru
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, registered OB-1922P, departed at 07:10 from Nazca Airport, Peru for a 45-minute sightseeing flight of the Nazca lines.
The airplane failed to return and was declared missing. Authorities suspect that the airplane was hijacked. A number of passengers used false identities.
The pilot and copilot were kept hostage by the hijackers until their release, 21 days later. The airplane is still missing.

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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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