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Date:Friday 10 March 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Operator:Aero Condor
Registration: OB-T-1271
MSN: 604
First flight: 1969-12-06 (19 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4B5
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lima (   Peru)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nazca-Maria Reiche Neuman Airport (NZC/SPZA), Peru
Destination airport:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Crashed into a building following a sightseeing flight over the Nazca lines.
Two Peruvian crew members and eight US passengers were killed in the accident.

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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 Nazca-Maria Reiche Neuman Airport to Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport as the crow flies is 390 km (244 miles).

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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