NTSB Identification: MIA97RA011
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 22, 1996 in MANTA, Ecuador
Aircraft: Boeing 707-323, registration: N751MA
Injuries: 34 Fatal,50 Serious.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On October 22, 1996, about 2144 central daylight time, a Boeing 707-323C, N751MA, flight 406, registered to Wilmington Trust Company, operated by Millon Air Inc., as a 14 CFR Part 121 supplemental cargo flight, crashed after takeoff from the Eloy Alfaro Airport, Manta, Ecuador. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and an IFR flight plan was filed. The airplane was destroyed. The airline transport pilot-in-command, first officer, flight engineer, 1 passenger, and about 30 persons on the ground were fatally injured. About 50 persons on the ground sustained serious injuries. The flight was originating at the time of the accident. The flight was destined for Miami, Florida. The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Ecuador. Further information pertaining to the accident may be obtained from:

Direccion General de Aviacion Civil Buenos Aires 149 y 10 de Agosto P. O. Box 2077 Quito, Ecuador Phone: 011 (593) 254-4274

This report is filed for information purposes only and contains only that information obtained for or released by the Director of Civil Aviation of Ecuador, who is investigating the accident.

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