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Last updated: 23 September 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 6 marzo 2013
Hora:07:41
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 King Air
Operador:Aero Transporte SA - ATSA
Registración: OB-1992-P
Numéro de série: BB-1682
Año de Construcción: 2000
Horas Totales de la Célula:3859
Ciclos:4318
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,4 km (0.9 milles) S of Pias Airport (   Perú)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Perú
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pias Airport (SPIS), Perú
Descripción:
A Beechcraft B200 King Air was destroyed in an accident near Pias Airport, Peru. All nine on board were killed.
The airplane was chartered by Minera Aurífera Retamas SA (MARSA) to transport seven employees to a mining site. It took off from Lima at 06:25 hours local time, bound for Pias, Peru.
After flying over the Pías lagoon and seeing that the surrounding areas were covered by low clouds, especially the stretch from the beginning of the turn to the final leg of approach to the aerodrome, the crew chose to fly over the aerodrome in the opposite direction to the landing (140°). The flight then turned to the right and moved away on a course of approximately 170°, in order to make, a teardrop approach at low altitude and intercept the landing trajectory at heading 320°.
While in landing configuration, the aircraft began a pronounced left turn at low altitude, approximately 4 km from the aerodrome, flying very close to the high and low voltage power lines installed parallel to the entrance ravine. The aircraft hit two cables of and subsequently impacted a slope of a ravine at 07:41 hours. A post-impact fire erupted.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSA:
Pérdida de control de la aeronave debido al impacto con cables de alta tensión, ocasionado por la pérdida de las referencias visuales durante la aproximación para aterrizar en el aeródromo de PIAS, en inadecuadas condiciones meteorológicas.

FACTORES CONTRIBUYENTES:
Inadecuada información meteorológica proporcionada por el coordinador de vuelos del aeródromo de PIAS que no reflejó la real condición meteorológica del área.
Inexistencia de una cartilla de procedimientos para efectuar el descenso, aproximación, aterrizaje e idas al aire en PIAS, considerando las limitaciones meteorológicas visuales y operacionales en el área.
Limitado entrenamiento de los copilotos lo que no les permite desarrollar habilidades para un eficaz CRM en procedimientos normales y de emergencias.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CIAA Peru
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 209 days (7 months)
Accident number: CIAA-ACCID-002-2013
Download report: Final report


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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 Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport to Pias Airport as the crow flies is 462 km (289 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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