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Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Datum:Donnerstag 14 Februar 1991
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana
Kennzeichen: FAE447
Werknummer: 832
Baujahr: 1986
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:34 km (21.3 Meilen) W of Taisha (   Ecuador)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Macas Airport (XMS/SEMC), Ecuador
Flug nach:Taisha Airport (TSC/SETH), Ecuador
Unfallbericht:
Struck a mountainside of Mount Paso Macuna. The aircraft was being used to shuttle civilians between remote jungle settlements, probably on behalf of Mission Aviation Fellowship.

Informationsquelle:
» Scramble Vol.12, nr.10


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Distance from Macas Airport to Taisha Airport as the crow flies is 69 km (43 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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