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Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 4 Februar 1962
Zeit:10:05
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Faucett
Kennzeichen: OB-PBH-530
Werknummer: 7331
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:17 km (10.6 Meilen) NE of Tingo Maria (   Peru)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Huánuco Airport (HUU/SPHV), Peru
Flug nach:Pucallpa Airport (PCL/SPCL), Peru
Unfallbericht:
Bad weather along the route forced the crew to return to Huanuco. This message, at 09:55, was the last one received from the flight. Eyewitnesses reported the aircraft 'falling and revolving in its descent' to the ground. The DC-3 struck the ground near the base of a hill.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "For undetermined reasons, the port elevator separated from the aircraft in flight."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume I, Circular 71-AN/63 (12-14)


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Distance from Huánuco Airport to Pucallpa Airport as the crow flies is 244 km (152 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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