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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33591
Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AC90 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Aero Commander 690
Owner/operator:Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB)
Registration: CP-1017
C/n / msn: 11054
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Lima-Jorge Chávez (LIM) -   Peru
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:La Paz
Destination airport:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPIM)
Crashed into the sea while on approach to Lima in conditions of thick fog**
Disappeared three minutes after take-off from Lima to Dallas, TX. Located crashed 24 February with two bodies, two passengers missing and pilot Cmt Osmar Mendez unhurt ***.
Playas de Ventanilla, about 18 km north of Lima...flight from La Paz to US ****


Aviation News 15 March 1974**
Air Britain's Business Turboprops International 2009
Correio da Manhã 25 February 1974, p1***
La Nación 14 December 1974, p30A****

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
31-Oct-2009 12:14 harro Updated
12-Feb-2012 03:30 Gwydd Updated [Date, Cn, Location, Source]
25-Oct-2015 16:01 TB Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Oct-2015 16:03 TB Updated [Source]
12-May-2017 19:33 TB Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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