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Peruvian Airlines Plane makes Hard Landing in Peru after Tyre Burst

Saturday, May 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane makes Hard Landing in Peru after Tyre Burst

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-112 made a hard landing at Francisco Carle Airport, Jauja, Peru, on May 1st. The Boeing 737-500 flying from Lima, Peru, had just landed when its left main tyre burst. All 90 passengers aboard remained safe. The tyre was replaced immediately. Download article as PDF »

Peruvian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Problems with Ailerons

Monday, April 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Problems with Ailerons

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-219 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lima, Peru, on April 1st. The Boeing 737-500 plane took off for Cuzco, Peru, but had to return shortly afterwards due to issues with the ailerons. The plane landed safely. All 120 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-112 caught fire after it veered off the runway at Francisco Carle Airport in Jauja, Peru, on March 28th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was coming from Lima, Peru, when it skidded off the runway and burst into flames. The airline said all 141 people aboard were safely evacuated and none of... »

Peruvian Airlines Plane Returns to Peru due to Weather Radar Failure

Monday, July 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane Returns to Peru due to Weather Radar Failure

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-234 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rodríguez Ballón International Airport, Peru, on July 1st. The Boeing 737-500, en-route to Lima, Peru, had to return due to failure of weather radar. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Preuvian Airlines Plane Aborts Takeoff in Peru after Tyre Burst

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Preuvian Airlines Plane Aborts Takeoff in Peru after Tyre Burst

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-218 had to reject takeoff at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, Cusco, Peru, on March 20. The Boeing 727-500 was about to take off from Cusco to Lima, Peru, when its right hand tyre burst and the plane veered off the runway, coming to a stop on soft ground. The crew... »

Peruvian Airlines Plane Makes Hard Landing in Peru

Saturday, October 24, 2015
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane Makes Hard Landing in Peru

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-216 had to make a hard landing at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, Cusco, Peru, on October 23rd. The Boeing 737-300 flying from Lima, Peru, right side gear collapsed, leaving it disabled on the runway. The passengers were evacuated via slides. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Peru training crash

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Peru training crash

A Peruvian National Police Bell UH-1H with three aboard was en route from Tangier Island airport 8:05 p.m. when it crashed over an area of coca cultivation during night training. The wreckage was located near Tingo Maria Peru on La Moyuna Mountain. Base control indicated that before communication broke off at 8:00 pm, the... »

Fatal Crash in Loreto

Thursday, April 11, 2013
By George Hatcher
Fatal Crash in Loreto

On April 7, 2013, a Helicópteros del Pacífico (Helipac) Mil Mi-8PS with 13 aboard crashed near Perenco Oil in Peru. There were four crew and nine passengers aboard—all Peruvian— when the flight crashed in the Napo River. Hernán Cervantes Paiva, Trider Pasmiño and Máximo Rolando Cuello have been identified. The helicopter failed at 11:00... »

Goldminer Flight Crashes in Peru

Thursday, March 7, 2013
By George Hatcher

March 6, 2013, a flight chartered by Minera Aurifera Retamas SA to carry employees to a job, crashed. The flight had taken off at 6:28 a.m.. The Aero Transporte SA Beechcraft B200 King Air was en route from Lima-Jorge Chavez International to Pias Airport when it crashed near Matibamba Peru in Quebada Caipa. Nine... »

NTSB sending Team to Peru Crash Investigation

Thursday, January 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
NTSB sending Team to Peru Crash Investigation

Jan. 9, 2013 WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team of investigators to Pucallpa, Peru, to assist the Government of Peru with its investigation of yesterday’s crash involving a Boeing helicopter. According to the U.S. Department of State, the accident claimed the lives of five American citizens. On Monday afternoon,... »

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