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Last updated: 31 July 2021
Fecha:jueves 18 junio 1987
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Operador:Fuerza Aérea del Peru - FAP
Registración: FAP-392
Numéro de série: 5805
Ańo de Construcción: 1978
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 40 / Ocupantes: 40
Total:Fatalidades: 46 / Ocupantes: 46
Dańos en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:40 km (25 milles) SE of Saposoa Airport (SQU) (   Perú)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Perú
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Saposoa Airport (SQU/SPOA), Perú
The Antonov An-26 transport aircraft impacted a mountainside while on a flight from Lima to Iquitos via Saposoa, Peru. The wreckage was located on a steep incline, on June 27, nine days after the accident.
All 40 passengers, mostly civilians and the six-man crew were killed in the crash.

» Aviation Letter 248
» Scramble 9:2
» Soviet Transports
» Joplin Globe, June 28, 1987 (Page 8)


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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 Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport to Saposoa Airport as the crow flies is 562 km (351 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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Antonov An-26

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