Military - Peruvian Naval Aviation

Military - Peruvian Naval Aviation Tuesday December 8, 1987
The plane was observed during a fly-by to check that the landing gear was down. After attempting another approach the aircraft crashed into the sea. All members of the Alianza Lima soccer team killed. The pilots' lack of experience flying at night and misreading the manual for procedures in emergency situations.

Crash Details

DateTuesday December 8, 1987
LocationOff Lima, Peru
Passengers37
Crew6
Fatalities42
Survivors1
Aircraft TypeFokker F-27 Friendship 400M
OperatorMilitary - Peruvian Naval Aviation
RegistrationAE-560
Flight OriginPucallpa
Flight Destination Lima
Off Lima, Peru
Military - Peruvian Naval Aviation
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M
1987