Airplane Crash - Near Cuzco, Peru 08/09/1970

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Cuzco, Peru


Date08/09/1970
Time15:00
LocationNear Cuzco, Peru
OperatorLineas Aereas Nacionales SA (Peru)
RouteCuzco - Lima
TypeLockheed 188A Electra
RegistrationOB-R939
Cn/In1106
Aboard100
Fatalities99
Ground2
SummaryThe flight crashed shortly after takeoff after the No. 3 engine failed. Procedural error after an emergency occurred. With flaps retracted, the aircraft lost altitude and crashed while in a turn. The improper execution of engine-out procedures by the flight crew with contributing factors of improper loading of the aircraft and improper maintenance procedures by company personnel.

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