Airplane Crash - Lima, Peru 11/27/1962

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Lima, Peru


Date11/27/1962
Time03:40
LocationLima, Peru
OperatorVarig
Flight #810
RoutePorto Alegre - Lima
TypeBoeing B-707-441
RegistrationPP-VJB
Cn/In17906/129
Aboard97
Fatalities97
Ground0
SummaryAfter 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.

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