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Datum:Mittwoch 28 Februar 1973
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: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:16 km (10 Meilen) von San Ramón (   Peru)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Puerto Inca Airport (SPTI), Peru
Flug nach:San Ramon/Capitan Alvarino Airport (SPRM), Peru
Unfallbericht:
A de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo operated by the Peruvian Air Force went missing in the Junin Department. The wreckage was located on March 10, 1973. The airplane had impacted a mountainside.

Informationsquelle:
» El Siglo de Torreón 14-3-1973
» La Nación 3 March 1973, p26
» La Nación 18 March 1973, p26


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Distance from Puerto Inca Airport to San Ramon/Capitan Alvarino Airport as the crow flies is 198 km (124 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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