Aero Taxis Equatorianos

Aero Taxis Equatorianos Thursday May 2, 1974
Struck a mountain shortly after takeoff. Failure to climb to the minimum safety altitude. Overconfidence of the crew. Distraction by a tourist guide in the cockpit.

Crash Details

DateThursday May 2, 1974
LocationBanos, Ecuador
Passengers21
Crew3
Fatalities22
Survivors2
Aircraft TypeDouglas C-47
OperatorAero Taxis Equatorianos
RegistrationHC-AUC
Flight OriginPastaza
Flight Destination Ambato
Banos, Ecuador
Aero Taxis Equatorianos
Douglas C-47
1974