NTSB Identification: MIA97WA015
Accident occurred Friday, October 18, 1996 in BOLOGNESI, Peru
Aircraft: Cessna 404, registration:
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

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

On October 18, 1996, about 0910 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna 404, registration CFYUQ, registered to Aerodat, Inc., was lost from radio contact near Bolognesi, Peru. Weather conditions are unknown and flight plan information is also unknown. The airplane is presumed to be destroyed and the canadian pilot and passenger and one passenger who was a U.S. citizen are presumed to be fatally injured. The flight originated about 0551 local from the Pucallpa Airport, Pucallpa, Peru.

The purpose of the flight was reportedly mineral mapping. The last known position of the airplane was about 86 nautical miles and 162 degrees from the Pucallpa Airport, Pucallpa, Peru. An emergency locator transmitter was activated in that area about 0910.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Peru. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Direccion General de Transporte Aero Ministry of Transports and Communications Av 28 De Julio, No. 800 Lima, Peru Phone: 511-423-9952

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Peruvian Government.

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