Varig Flight 810

Varig Flight 810Tuesday November 27, 1962
After initiating an overshoot procedure, at the suggestion of the control tower, because it was too high, the aircraft proceded to start another approach when it crashed into La Cruz Peak. Possible misinterpretation of navigation instruments.

Crash Details

DateTuesday November 27, 1962
LocationLima, Peru
Passengers80
Crew17
Fatalities97
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-707-441
OperatorVarig
RegistrationPP-VJB
Flight OriginPorto Alegre
Flight Destination Lima
Lima, Peru
Varig
Boeing B-707-441
1962