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Fecha:miércoles 14 enero 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas RC-54V (DC-4)
Registración: OB-R-776
Numéro de série: 10591
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Total:Fatalidades: 28 / Ocupantes: 28
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Pozo Chuño Mountain, Contumazá district (   Perú)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Trujillo Airport (TRU/SPRU), Perú
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Juanjuí Airport (JJI/SPJI), Perú
Crashed into a mountain.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: Probable causes were: 1) Mental state of pilot-in-command which adversely affected judgment and efficiency. 2) Human error by PIC. 3) Faulty control of air traffic. 4) Inadequate meteorological conditions. 5) Faulty navaids along the route.


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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 Trujillo Airport to Juanjuí Airport as the crow flies is 280 km (175 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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