TANS Perú Flight 222
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The accident aircraft photographed at Cuzco's Velasco Astete airport in May 1998
|Date||9 January 2003|
|Summary||Controlled flight into terrain|
|Fatalities||46 (all) (45 initially)|
|Survivors||0 (1 initially)|
|Aircraft type||Fokker F28-1000 Fellowship|
|Flight origin||Jorge Chávez International Airport|
|Stopover||Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzáles International Airport|
TANS Peru Flight 222 was a TANS Perú flight of a Fokker F28-1000 Fellowship which crashed near Chachapoyas, Peru on January 9, 2003 while on approach to Chachapoyas Airport. None of the 46 passengers and crew aboard the Fokker F-28 survived.
The Flight 222 was launched after a stopover in Chiclayo at 8:17 clock in the direction of Chachapoyas, climbed to flight level 190 following Victor airway 3. At 8:32 clock they turned to course 060 and began descend to flight level 130. Around 8:45 clock, the Fokker flew into a mountainside at an altitude of 3,450 meters (10,350 feet), just 35 meters below the summit. Rescue teams didn't find the wreckage until two days later. None of the occupants survived.
- Final report (Archive) (Spanish) - Comisión de Investigación de Accidentes de Aviación
- Accident description at the Aviation Safety Network
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