Accident at Pucallpa, Peru


1996-10-23: The aircraft departed on a geophysical survey flight. The aircraft had 10 hours of fuel on board at takeoff. About 2.5 hours after takeoff, there was a brief ELT signal which was identified as coming from the aircraft. A search for the aircraft was initiated. A helicopter involved in the search located the burnt wreckage of an aircraft. The helicopter was unable to land and no one on board could identify the aircraft.


CADORS Number 1996O0486
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Other
Occurred At 1996-10-18 - 13:09
Day or Night?
Fatalities 3
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Republic of Peru, South America, National Capital Region (NCR), Pucallpa, Peru
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By Other
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FYUQ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 404
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 3
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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