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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29254
Last updated: 4 August 2019
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Date:15-JAN-1996
Time:14:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PAY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II
Owner/operator:Servicios Aéreos AQP SA
Registration: OB-1403
C/n / msn: 31T-7720022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Chachani, near Arequipa -   Peru
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tintaya/Yauri-Espinar (SPIY)
Destination airport:Rodríguez Ballón International Airport, Arequipa (AQP/SPQU)
Narrative:
The aircraft was destroyed on January 15, 1996 when it apparently flew into the side of the 6,057 metre (19,872 foot) Mount Chachani, in Southern Peru  towards the end of a flight to Rodríguez Ballón International Airport, Arequipa. Aircraft had begun its descent for final approach.

The accident happened in daylight (about 14:05 Local Time) but possibly in poor weather. The aircraft was operating a flight from Yauri Airport, Yauti, Espinar, Cusco Region, on behalf Magma Copper Co. All five persons on board (crew of two and three passengers) were killed.

Sources:

1. http://www.ascendworldwide.com/download/Cust/WAAS167_Complete.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
30-Apr-2017 15:40 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2017 19:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2017 19:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
10-Oct-2017 19:08 TB Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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