Accident Beechcraft 200 Super King Air FAE-723, Sunday 24 May 1981
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Date:Sunday 24 May 1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana
Registration: FAE-723
MSN: BB-723
Year of manufacture:1980
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Huairapungo Mountain, Loja Province -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
Nature:SF
Departure airport:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU)
Destination airport:Macara Airport (MRR/SEMA)
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain, killing Ecuador President Jaime Roldós Aguilera.
The aircraft carried a dual registration: HC-BHG.

Sources:

Aviation Letter 177
Wikipedia - Jaime Roldós Aguilera

Statistics

  • 37th worst accident in 1981
  • 11th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 4th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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