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Last updated: 26 November 2020
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Date:Thursday 10 September 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
Operator:Expresso Aéreo
Registration: OB-1443
C/n / msn: 10533
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 36
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 43
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bellavista Airport (BLP) (   Peru)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tarapoto Airport (TPP/SPST), Peru
Destination airport:Bellavista Airport (BLP/SPBL), Peru
Narrative:
The nosegear tyre burst on touchdown, causing the Friendship to spin off the runway and break into three. A fire developed.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Flight International
» Scramble 160
» Scramble 161


Photos

photo of Fokker-F-27500-VH-FCD
accident date: 10-09-1992
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
registration: VH-FCD
 

Map
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 Tarapoto Airport to Bellavista Airport as the crow flies is 65 km (41 miles).

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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