Narrative:The Boeing 737, which had just been in service with the Peruvian Air Force for a few weeks, was operating on a flight for Occidental Petroleum.
|Date:||05 MAY 1998|
|Operating for:||Occidental Petroleum|
|Leased from:||Fuerza Aérea del Peru - FAP|
|C/n / msn:|| 23041/962|
|First flight:|| 1983-04-25 (15 years )|
|Total airframe hrs:||37129|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 8|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 69 / Occupants: 80|
|Total:||Fatalities: 75 / Occupants: 88 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||3 km (1.9 mls) from Andoas (Peru)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Iquitos-C.F. Secada Airport (IQT/SPQT), Peru|
|Destination airport:||Andoas-Alferez FAP Alfredo Vladimir Sara Bauer Airport (SPAS), Peru|
The plane was scheduled to arrive at Andoas at 21:17, but failed to arrive. The aircraft reportedly crashed around 21:30 in bad weather (rain) while on an NDB approach.
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Iquitos-C.F. Secada Airport to Andoas-Alferez FAP Alfredo Vladimir Sara Bauer Airport as the crow flies is 366 km (229 miles).
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.