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Date:Wednesday 19 December 1984
Time:13:57
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:Fuerza Aérea del Peru - FAP
Registration: FAP-307
C/n / msn: 317
First flight: 1971
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Jaen (   Peru)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bagua Airport (SPGU), Peru
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff from the Bagua-El Valor Airport near Jaen. The airplane carried workers of Petroperu.

Sources:
» EL Nuevo Herald (December 20, 1984)


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