Fuerza Aérea del Peru

Fuerza Aérea del Peru Saturday December 22, 1979
Crashed into the jungle on a domestic flight 20 miles from its destination. Severe thunderstorms associated with windshear and a hurricane is believed to have caused the crash.

Crash Details

DateSaturday December 22, 1979
LocationNear Puerto Esperanza, Peru
Passengers24
Crew5
Fatalities29
Survivors0
Aircraft Typede Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
OperatorFuerza Aérea del Peru
RegistrationFAP-348
Flight OriginPucallpa
Flight Destination Puerto Esperanza
Near Puerto Esperanza, Peru
Fuerza Aérea del Peru
de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
1979