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Huánuco

Crash of a Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando near Tournavista: 12 killed

Date & Time: May 13, 1959
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
OB-WBP-507
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Lima – Pucallpa – Tarapoto
MSN:
26829
YOM:
1944
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
12
Circumstances:
While cruising in marginal weather conditions, the aircraft struck the slope of a mountain located 30 km south of Tournavista. The wreckage was found few hours later and all 12 occupants were killed.

Crash of a Douglas C-47B-15-DK in Huanuco: 22 killed

Date & Time: Feb 10, 1949 at 1100 LT
Operator:
Registration:
OB-PAV-223
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Lima – Huánuco – Pucallpa
MSN:
15374/26819
YOM:
1944
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
19
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
22
Circumstances:
While approaching Huánuco in foggy conditions, the aircraft hit the slope of Cerro Carpicho, killing all 22 occupants.