Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air B200 in Pias: 9 killed

Date & Time: Mar 6, 2013 at 0830 LT
Operator:
Registration:
OB-1992-P
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Lima - Pias
MSN:
BB-1682
YOM:
1999
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
Aircraft was chartered by the Peruvian company MARSA (Minera Aurífera Retamas) to carry seven employees to the gold mine of Pias located east of Huancayo. Aircraft left Lima-Jorge Chavez Airport around 0628LT and crashed in a mountainous region near Matibamba while approaching Pias. All nine occupants were killed. Worst accident for ATSA - Aero Transporte since its creation in 1982.