NTSB Identification: IAD05RA127.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, August 23, 2005 in Pucallpa, Peru
Aircraft: Boeing 737-200, registration:
Injuries: 45 Fatal,55 Serious.

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

On August 23, 2005, about 2010 universal coordinated time (1510 local time) , a Boeing 737-200, Peruvian registry OB-1809-P, operating as Aerolinea Transportes Aereos Nacionales de Selva (TANS) Peru flight 204, was destroyed when it impacted trees and swampy terrain while approaching Captain FAP David Abenzur Rengifo Airport (PCL), Pucallpa, Peru. The captain, first officer, 2 flight attendants and 40 passengers were fatally injured. One additional passenger was missing and presumed fatally injured. Two flight attendants were seriously injured, and 53 passengers incurred minor to serious injuries. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed, and the flight was operating on an instrument flight rules flight plan from Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM), Lima, Peru, to Pucallpa. The scheduled passenger flight was conducted under Peruvian flight regulations.

The accident occurred during a thunderstorm, in daylight hours, about 2.5 nautical miles south of runway 02, in the vicinity of 8 degrees, 25.0 minutes south latitude, 74 degrees 35.75 minutes west longitude.

The accident is under the jurisdiction of the government of the Republic of Peru. Further information may be obtained from:

Comision de Investigacion de Accidentes de Aviacion (CIAA)
Director General de Aviacion Civil
Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones
Avenida 28 de Julio #800
Lima-1, Peru

Tel: (511) 433-2388

This report is for informational purposes only, and contains only information released by, or obtained from the government of the Republic of Peru.

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