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Last updated: 19 August 2019
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Date:Thursday 10 August 1989
Type:Douglas DC-8-33F
Operator:APISA Air Carga
Registration: OB-1316
C/n / msn: 45384/50
First flight: 1960
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT4A-9
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Iquitos Airport (IQT) (   Peru)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Iquitos Airport (IQT/SPQT), Peru
Narrative:
Reportedly touched down long on a wet runway. The aircraft overran the runway. Repair work was carried out on the DC-8, but the plane never flew again.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Jorge Merino


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photo of DC-8-33F-OB-1316
accident date: 10-08-1989
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-33F
registration: OB-1316
photo of DC-8-33F-OB-T-1316
accident date: 10-08-1989
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-33F
registration: OB-T-1316
 
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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