Date: April 07, 1958
Time: 0900
Location: Mt. Illiniza, Ecuador
Operator: AREA
Flight #: 222
Route: Guayaquil - Quito
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: HC-ACL
cn / ln: 19779
Aboard: 32   (passengers:29  crew:3)
Fatalities: 32   (passengers:29  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Flew into a mountain 15 minutes after leaving Guayaquil. Procedural error. The pilot did not maintain IFR until clear of the cloud cover.

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