SATCO

SATCO Thursday April 20, 1972
The cargo plane struck a mountain in poor weather conditions. The pilot elected to use a cruising altitude lower than stipulated in order to save time and continue flying in VFR conditions.

Crash Details

DateThursday April 20, 1972
LocationNear Moyobamba, Peru
Passengers2
Crew4
Fatalities6
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas C-47D
OperatorSATCO
RegistrationOB-R-653
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Moyobamba, Peru
SATCO
Douglas C-47D
1972