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Last updated: 1 December 2020
Fecha:viernes 22 enero 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-399
Operador:Pan American Grace Airways (Panagra)
Registración: NC33645
Numéro de série: 4124
Año de Construcción: 1941
Horas Totales de la Célula:3179
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:NE of Chaparra (   Perú)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Arequipa-Rodríguez Ballón Airport (AQP/SPQU), Perú
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lima-Callao International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Perú
Número de Vuelo: 9
Trip No. 9 departed from Santiago, Chile at 05:30 with Lima, Peru as its destination. The flight arrived at Arequipa, Peru at 13:59 for an intermediate stop. It left Arequipa at 14:09. At 14:25, the captain reported to Arequipa that the flight was "leaving control zone altitude 12,200, climbing on instruments, course 290."
Fifty minutes later, the DC-3 struck a mountain peak at an elevation of about 13,000 feet.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Action of the pilot in continuing the flight on instruments in the overcast, contrary to company flight procedure of which, according to the evidence, the pilot was aware. CONTRIBUTING FACTORS: 1. Absence of adequate flight dispatch control by the company.; 2. Failure of the company to inaugurate and maintain written flight and operating procedures in such a form as to be constantly available for the guidance of pilots and dispatchers."

» CAB File No. 408-43


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Distance from Arequipa-Rodríguez Ballón Airport to Lima-Callao International Airport as the crow flies is 763 km (477 miles).

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