NTSB Identification: FTW00WA172
Accident occurred Monday, May 22, 2000 in COCA, Ecuador
Aircraft: Fairchild F-27E, registration:
Injuries: 32 Uninjured.

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

On May 22, 2000, at 1603 GMT, a Fairchild F-27E twin-engine transport airplane, Ecuadorian registration HC-AYM, was substantially damaged when the nose landing gear collapsed during the landing roll at the Francisco de Orellana Airport, near Coca, in the Republic of Ecuador. The 2 airline transport rated pilots, the 2 flight attendant, and the 21 passengers were not injured. The CVR equipped airplane was owned and operated by Petro Commercial Services of Quito, Ecuador. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the cross country flight for which a VFR flight plan was filed. The business flight originated from Quito, Ecuador, at time unknown.

The investigation is under the control and jurisdiction of the Government of the Republic of Ecuador. Additional information may be obtained from:

Republica de Ecuador Direccion General de Aviacion Civil Buenos Aires 149 y 10 de Agosto P.O. Box 2077 Quito, Ecuador This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the DGAC of the Republic of Ecuador.

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