Date: December 22, 1979
Time: 1400
Location: Near Puerto Esperanza, Peru
Operator: Fuerza Aérea del Peru
Flight #: ?
Route: Pucallpa - Puerto Esperanza
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
Registration: FAP-348
cn / ln: 55
Aboard: 29   (passengers:24  crew:5)
Fatalities: 29   (passengers:24  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into the jungle on a domestic flight 20 miles from its destination. Severe thunderstorms associated with windshear and a hurricane is believed to have caused the crash.

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