CFIT Accident Yakovlev Yak-40 OB-1559, Friday 25 February 1994
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Date:Friday 25 February 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Yakovlev Yak-40
Owner/operator:Expresso Aéreo
Registration: OB-1559
MSN: 9640251
Year of manufacture:1976
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-25
Fatalities:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 50 km S of Tingo Maria -   Peru
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tingo Maria Airport (TGI/SPGM)
Destination airport:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPIM)
Struck Cerro Carpish at 4000 m, 6 min after leaving Tingo Maria.


Soviet Transports
Air Letter 12943(1.3.94)
Scramble 179


  • 15th worst accident in 1994
  • 9th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 8th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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