Descripción del Accidente ASN 23 APR 1979 Vickers 785D Viscount HC-AVP - Pastaza Province
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Fecha:lunes 23 abril 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 785D Viscount
Registración: HC-AVP
Numéro de série: 329
Año de Construcción: 1957-06-23 (21 years 10 months)
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 52 / Ocupantes: 52
Total:Fatalidades: 57 / Ocupantes: 57
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Pastaza Province (   Ecuador)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 5500 m (18045 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cuenca Airport (CUE/SECU), Ecuador
Número de Vuelo: 011
Went missing on a Quito-Cuenca flight and was found 5 years later on high ground, 25nm off track at an elevation of 18000 feet.
The aircraft departed Quito at 07:08 in the morning and was expected to land at Cuenca at 08:00.

» Gaceta Judicial 2 de 04-mar-1983


photo of Vickers-785D-Viscount-HC-AVP
accident date: 23-04-1979
type: Vickers 785D Viscount
registration: HC-AVP

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 Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport to Cuenca Airport as the crow flies is 309 km (193 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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