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Last updated: 19 November 2018
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 19 October 2017
Time:ca 11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200C Super King Air
Operator:Air Majoro
Registration: OB-2077-P
C/n / msn: BL-5
First flight: 1980
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Nuevo Saposoa (   Peru)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Contamana Airport (SPCM), Peru
Destination airport:Pucallpa Airport (PCL/SPCL), Peru
Narrative:
A Beechcraft 200C Super King Air operated by Air Majoro force landed in a wooded area near Nuevo Saposoa, Peru. All twelve occupants survived the accident.
The aircraft departed Contamana at 11:28 hours local time, with destination Pucallpa. At 11:49, while 42,5 kilometers from Pucallpa, the flight radioed an emergency. The pilot stated that they would have to make a forced landing.
Local press reports indicate the forced landing was made as a result of 'mechanical issues'.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Loreto: pasajeros de la avioneta que cayó en Pucallpa se encuentran a salvo (larepublica.pe, 19 Oct. 2017)
» Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones


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Distance from Contamana Airport to Pucallpa Airport as the crow flies is 124 km (78 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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