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Last updated: 12 August 2020
Fecha:lunes 11 julio 1983
Hora:ca 07:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2V2
Operador:TAME Ecuador
Registración: HC-BIG
Numéro de série: 22607/775
Año de Construcción: 1981-06-11 (2 years 1 month)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 111 / Ocupantes: 111
Total:Fatalidades: 119 / Ocupantes: 119
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,5 km (0.9 milles) de Cuenca (   Ecuador)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cuenca Airport (CUE/SECU), Ecuador
The aircraft was approaching Cuenca in clear weather with patches of ground fog near the airport when it struck a ridge with its tail and crashed into a hilly area about 1 mile short of the runway. The pilot was reportedly underqualified.

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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: 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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