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Last updated: 6 May 2021
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 10 December 1992
Time:19:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Sabreliner 75A
Operator:Aviación del Ejército Ecuatoriana - AEE
Registration: AEE-402
MSN: 380-45
First flight: 1977
Engines: 2 General Electric CF700
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) from Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO) (   Ecuador)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Machala Airport (MCH/SEMH), Ecuador
Destination airport:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Narrative:
The jet clipped a 10-story building under construction and crashed in a residential area. The army's top general, Gen. Carlomagno Andrade, was killed in the accident.

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Sources:
» Plane Crash Kills Army Chief, Military Officers (AP, 10-12-1992)


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Distance from Machala Airport to Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport as the crow flies is 383 km (239 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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