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Last updated: 20 January 2021
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 22 Dezember 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea del Peru - FAP
Kennzeichen: FAP-348
Werknummer: 55
Baujahr: 1971
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 24
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 29 / Insassen: 29
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Puerto Esperanza (   Peru)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Pucallpa Airport (PCL/SPCL), Peru
Flug nach:Puerto Esperanza Airport (SPEP), Peru
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into the jungle.

Informationsquelle:
» Jorge Merino
» The Bryan Times - Dec 26, 1979


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Distance from Pucallpa Airport to Puerto Esperanza Airport as the crow flies is 450 km (281 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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