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Last updated: 17 November 2018
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 29 Februar 1996
Zeit:20:25
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-222
Fluggesellschaft:Faucett
Kennzeichen: OB-1451
Werknummer: 19072/86
Baujahr: 1968-10-21 (27 years 5 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 117 / Insassen: 117
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 123 / Insassen: 123
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,3 km (3.9 Meilen) W of Arequipa-Rodriguez Ballon Airport (AQP) (   Peru)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Flug nach:Arequipa-Rodríguez Ballón Airport (AQP/SPQU), Peru
Flugnummer:CF251
Unfallbericht:
Faucett flight 251 took off from Lima, Peru at 19:10 for a domestic flight to Arequipa and Tacna. When performing a VOR/DME approach to runway 09 at Arequipa, the aircraft impacted a hillside at an altitude of 8015 feet. The main fuselage carried over the initial ridge and impacted near the top of a second ridge. The empennage fell to an arroyo between the two ridges.
It appeared that the pilot reported flying at 9500 feet, while the aircraft was actually flying at 8644 feet. Airfield elevation is 8404 feet.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Week & Space Technology 11.03.96(33)
» Flight International 24--30 April 1996 (12)
» NTSB
» Volkskrant 02.03.96(4)


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View from accident location to runway 09 at Arequipa
photo of Boeing 737-222 N459AC
N459AC was stored at Opa Locka in 1990 until being bought by International Air Leases, which leased the plane to Faucett in July 1991.
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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 Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport to Arequipa-Rodríguez Ballón Airport as the crow flies is 762 km (477 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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