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Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Fecha:jueves 14 febrero 1991
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana
Registración: FAE447
Numéro de série: 832
Año de Construcción: 1986
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Total:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 22
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:34 km (21.3 milles) W of Taisha (   Ecuador)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Macas Airport (XMS/SEMC), Ecuador
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Taisha Airport (TSC/SETH), Ecuador
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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