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Fecha:miércoles 28 febrero 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
Operador:Fuerza Aérea del Peru - FAP
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:16 km (10 milles) de San Ramón (   Perú)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Puerto Inca Airport (SPTI), Perú
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Ramon/Capitan Alvarino Airport (SPRM), Perú
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.

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


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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 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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