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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Fecha:jueves 20 enero 2011
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: FAE449
Numéro de série: 834
Año de Construcción: 1986
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:El Capricho area (   Ecuador)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport (PTZ/SESM), Ecuador
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tena Airport (SETE), Ecuador
A de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 plane, serial FAE449, was damaged beyond repair in an accident at El Capricho area, Ecuador.
The airplane was serving isolated communities of the Amazon, as part of a special economic air program of the ECORAE - Instituto para el Ecodesarrollo Regional Amazónico.

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photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-FAE449
accident date: 20-01-2011
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: FAE449

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 Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport to Tena Airport as the crow flies is 63 km (40 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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