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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Friday 10 March 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Operator:Aero Condor
Registration: OB-T-1271
C/n / msn: 604
First flight: 1969-12-06 (19 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4B5
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lima (   Peru)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Narrative:
Crashed into a building following a sightseeing flight over the Nazca lines.
Two Peruvian crew members and eight US passengers were killed in the accident.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 11 March 1989, p10A
» Scramble
» Thomas Brügge
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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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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