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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 21 Juni 1989
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea del Peru - FAP
Kennzeichen: FAP-329
Werknummer: 52
Baujahr: 1972
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 53 / Insassen: 53
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 59 / Insassen: 59
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Tarma (   Peru)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:San Ramon/Capitan Alvarino Airport (SPRM), Peru
Flug nach:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
The DHC-5D Buffalo impacted a mountainside. The aircraft was heavily loaded with tropical timber and civil passengers. It departed Pucallpa on a flight to Lima with an en route stop at San Ramon.

» Jorge Merino
» NRC Handelsblad 23.6.1989
» Manila Standard 24 June 1989, p14


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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 San Ramon/Capitan Alvarino Airport to Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport as the crow flies is 215 km (135 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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