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Ucayali

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air B200C in Nuevo Saposoa

Date & Time: Oct 19, 2017 at 1150 LT
Operator:
Registration:
OB-2077-P
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Contamana – Pucallpa
MSN:
BL-5
YOM:
1980
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Contamana Airport at 1128LT on a charter flight to Pucallpa, carrying 10 passengers and two crew members. En route, the pilot informed ATC about an unexpected situation (apparently technical problems) and was forced to make an emergency landing. While trying to land, the airplane struck trees and crashed in a dense wooded area located some 42 km north of Pucallpa. The airplane was partially destroyed while all 12 occupants were rescued, some of them were injured.

Crash of a Boeing 737-200 in Pucallpa: 40 killed

Date & Time: Aug 23, 2005 at 1509 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
OB-1809-P
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lima - Pucallpa - Iquitos
MSN:
22580
YOM:
1981
Flight number:
TJ204
Country:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
91
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
40
Captain / Total flying hours:
5867
Captain / Total hours on type:
3763.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
4755
Copilot / Total hours on type:
1109
Aircraft flight hours:
49865
Aircraft flight cycles:
45262
Circumstances:
On final approach to Pucallpa-Capitan David A. Abensur Rengifo airport, the aircraft crashed in a swampy area located 3 kilometres from runway threshold. Weather conditions at the time of the accident were slightly bad and the wind was strong. It is believed that the aircraft encountered windshear.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo near Puerto Esperenza: 29 killed

Date & Time: Dec 22, 1979 at 1400 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
FAP321
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Pucallpa - Puerto Esperanza
MSN:
44
YOM:
1971
Country:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
24
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
29
Circumstances:
While descending to Puerto Esperenza on a flight from Pucallpa, the crew encountered very bad weather conditions with thunderstorm activity. The airplane went out of control and crashed in a jungle located about 30 km from Puerto Esperenza Airport. The aircraft was destroyed and all 29 occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
It is believed that the loss of control was the consequence of severe in-flight turbulences.