TANS Perú Flight 222

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TANS Perú Flight 222
TANS Peru Fokker F-28-1000 Fellowship SDLP.jpg
The accident aircraft photographed at Cuzco's Velasco Astete airport in May 1998
Accident summary
Date 9 January 2003
Summary Controlled flight into terrain
Site Chachapoyas, Peru
Passengers 41
Crew 5
Fatalities 46 (all) (45 initially)
Survivors 0 (1 initially)
Aircraft type Fokker F28-1000 Fellowship
Operator TANS Perú
Registration OB-1396
Flight origin Jorge Chávez International Airport
Stopover Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzáles International Airport
Destination Chachapoyas 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.

Aircraft[edit]

The plane was a Dutch built Fokker F28-Mk1000, Its Registration was OB-1396, Powered by 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 555-15, C/n Msn, was 11100

History[edit]

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.

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