ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-54A-5-DC (DC-4) OB-R-148 Cordillera Carpish
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Date:Friday 8 December 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-5-DC (DC-4)
Operator:Faucett Perú
Registration: OB-R-148
MSN: 10284
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 66 / Occupants: 66
Total:Fatalities: 72 / Occupants: 72
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cordillera Carpish (   Peru)
Crash site elevation: 3109 m (10200 feet) amsl
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Huánuco Airport (HUU/SPHV), Peru
Destination airport:Tingo Maria Airport (TGI/SPGM), Peru
The DC-4 struck a 10500 feet mountain in the Cordillera de Carpish just 30 feet from the top.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain


photo of Douglas-C-54A-OB-R-148
accident date: 08-12-1967
type: Douglas C-54A (DC-4)
registration: OB-R-148

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 Huánuco Airport to Tingo Maria Airport as the crow flies is 87 km (54 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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