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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167198
Last updated: 17 July 2020
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Date:10-OCT-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea del Perú (FAP)
Registration: 317
C/n / msn: 104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Iquitos -   Peru
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit pole (tree trunk*) with float and crashed while trying to land on Rio Napo after engine failure. Mechanic survived and swam to safety*.

Sources:

El Litoral 11 October 1961, p2
La Nacion 11 October 1961, p13*


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2014 20:54 TB Added
15-Oct-2014 19:04 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
01-May-2015 16:26 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-Jan-2017 20:23 TB Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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