- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 20, 1976
Time: 0715
Location: Near Loja, Ecuador
Operator: TAME
Flight #: ?
Route: Loja - Guayaquil
AC Type: Hawker Siddeley HS-748-246
Registration: FAE-683
cn / ln: 1683
Aboard: 42   (passengers:36  crew:6)
Fatalities: 34   (passengers:28  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft lost altitude and the right wing struck trees as the plane crashed in the Chillacocha mountain range at 9.000 ft. while en route. It is believed that the loss of altitude and the subsequent collision with ground was the consequence of orographic currents encountered over the mountainous area.
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