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Datum:Sonntag 4 September 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 764D Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:SAN Ecuador - Servicios Aéreos Nacionales
Kennzeichen: HC-BCL
Werknummer: 185
Baujahr: 1956-11-30 (20 years 9 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 29 / Insassen: 29
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 33 / Insassen: 33
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:40 km (25 Meilen) N of Cuenca (   Ecuador)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Ecuador
Flug nach:Cuenca Airport (CUE/SECU), Ecuador
Unfallbericht:
A Vickers Viscount of SAN Ecuador was destroyed when it impacted a mountain in the Cajas Mountain Range. All 33 on board were killed.
The aircraft departed Guayaquil, Ecuador, at 13:40 GMT a VFR flight plan, bound for Cuenca. Reportedly instrument weather conditions existed en route.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo - 5 Sep 1977


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Distance from Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport to Cuenca Airport as the crow flies is 128 km (80 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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