Accident Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3) OB-PBN-659, Friday 24 August 1962
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Date:Friday 24 August 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Faucett Perú
Registration: OB-PBN-659
MSN: 25839/14394
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Cerro Puena Paz -   Peru
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:San Ramon/Capitan Alvarino Airport (SPRM)
The Peruvian DC-3 crashed in the jungle, killing all on board. The aircraft transported equipment and technicians from oil exploration company "Cerro de Pasco Corporation" back to San Ramón. Contact was lost seven minutes before landing.
Newspaper La Nacion reports that the aircraft was located on a mountain named Peña Blas. Other sources name the location as Cerro Puena Paz.


La Nacion 26 August 1962, p46
La Nacion 28 August 1962, p35

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