WAS02WA015
WAS02WA015

On January 7, 2002, at 1030 universal coordinated time, a Piper PA-30 twin-engine airplane, Peruvian Registration OB-1757, was destroyed upon collision with trees and terrain following a loss of engine power near Tarapoto, in the Republic of Peru. The commercial pilot and the 5 passengers were not injured. The airplane, serial number 30-1199, was owned and operated by Servicios Aereos Tarapoto E.I.R.L., of Tarapoto, Peru. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the on-demand air taxi flight for which a VFR flight plan was filed. The flight originated from Yurimaguas, Peru, approximately 30 minutes prior to the accident. The flight terminated approximately 15 miles short of the landing threshold for runway 35 at the Tarapoto Airport.

The accident is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of the Republic of Peru. Any further information may be obtained from:

Republica del Peru
Direccion General de Aviacion Civil (DGAC)
Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones
Centro de Investigacion de Accidentes Aereos (CIAA)
Avenida 28 de Julio #800
Lima-1, Peru

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

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