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Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 14 Januar 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas RC-54V (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Faucett
Kennzeichen: OB-R-776
Werknummer: 10591
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 24
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 28
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Pozo Chuño Mountain, Contumazá district (   Peru)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Trujillo Airport (TRU/SPRU), Peru
Flug nach:Juanjuí Airport (JJI/SPJI), Peru
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a mountain.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: Probable causes were: 1) Mental state of pilot-in-command which adversely affected judgment and efficiency. 2) Human error by PIC. 3) Faulty control of air traffic. 4) Inadequate meteorological conditions. 5) Faulty navaids along the route.



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Distance from Trujillo Airport to Juanjuí Airport as the crow flies is 280 km (175 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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