Accident Douglas C-54A-1-DO (DC-4) OB-R-247, Thursday 30 December 1976
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Date:Thursday 30 December 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54A-1-DO (DC-4)
Owner/operator:Faucett Perú
Registration: OB-R-247
MSN: 7462
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:27 km N of Trujillo Airport (TRU) -   Peru
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Trujillo Airport (TRU/SPRU)
Destination airport:Tarapoto Airport (TPP/SPST)
Impacted Cerro Pintado, about 7 minutes after takeoff from Trujillo.


Flight International 15 January 1977 (100)


  • 27th worst accident in 1976
  • 58th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 58th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Lima-J Chavez International Airport (LIM); March 1974

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