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Last updated: 21 January 2022
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Fecha:miércoles 6 abril 1994
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana
Registración: FAE450
Numéro de série: 436
Año de Construcción: 1974
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Loma Lozán (   Ecuador)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 4085 m (13402 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Taura Airport (SETA), Ecuador
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Latacunga-Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX/SELT), Ecuador
Descripción:
The aircraft struck Loma Lozán, a cloud-shrouded mountain, at 13400 feet (300 feet below the summit) while climbing to FL155.

Fuentes:
» Flight International 16-22 August 1995 (39)
» Scramble 183
» Scramble 181


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Distance from Taura Airport to Latacunga-Cotopaxi International Airport as the crow flies is 191 km (119 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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