AREA Flight 222

AREA Flight 222Monday April 7, 1958
Flew into a mountain 15 minutes after leaving Guayaquil. Procedural error. The pilot did not maintain IFR until clear of the cloud cover.

Crash Details

DateMonday April 7, 1958
LocationMt. Illiniza, Ecuador
Passengers29
Crew3
Fatalities32
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorAREA
RegistrationHC-ACL
Flight OriginGuayaquil
Flight Destination Quito
Mt. Illiniza, Ecuador
AREA
Douglas DC-3
1958