Airplane Crash - Near Chaparra, Peru 01/22/1943

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Chaparra, Peru


Date01/22/1943
Time15:15
LocationNear Chaparra, Peru
OperatorPan American Grace Airlines
Flight #9
RouteSantiago, Chili - Arequipa, Peru - Lima, Peru
TypeDouglas DC-3A
RegistrationNC33645
Cn/In4124
Aboard15
Fatalities14
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into the Mt. Chaparra in the Andes mountains while en route. Action of the pilot in continuing the flight on instruments in the overcast, contrary to company flight procedure of which, according to the evidence, the pilot was aware.

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