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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 27 August 1992
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:Transportes Aéreos Nacionales de la Selva - TANS
Kennzeichen: OB-1153
Werknummer: 316
Baujahr: 1971
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe San Antonio del Estrecho (   Peru)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Iquitos Airport (IQT/SPQT), Peru
Flug nach:El Estrecho Airport (SPEE), Peru
The float-equipped Twin Otter crashed into the jungle 35 yards from the Algodon River when attempting an emergency landing after power loss of the engines. The aircraft had departed Iquitos at 11:25 hours on a flight to El Estrecho, a village on the border with Colombia.
The airplane carried the dual military serial FAP304.

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» El Informador 29 October 1992, p6A


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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 Airport to El Estrecho Airport as the crow flies is 163 km (102 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.
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