TANS Peru Flight 204

TANS Peru Flight 204Tuesday August 23, 2005
The plane was about to land at Pucallpa when it ran into strong winds from a tropical storm. The pilot tried to make an emergency landing without its landing gear on a road near the jungle airport. The plane crashed, broke up and caught fire about 2 miles from the airport. Passengers reported heavy turbulence and flames when the plane crashed. The exact cause of the crash is still unknown, but it is believed that the plane was making an emergency landing because of a hailstorm.

Crash Details

DateTuesday August 23, 2005
LocationNear Pucallpa, Peru
Passengers92
Crew6
Fatalities40
Survivors58
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-244
OperatorTANS Peru
RegistrationOB-1809
Flight OriginLima
Flight Destination Pucallpa
Near Pucallpa, Peru
TANS Peru
Boeing B-737-244
2005