Goldminer Flight Crashes in Peru
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 people were aboard—2 crew and 7 passengers. There were no survivors.
The crash site was difficult to access. The plane crashed during bad weather, and struck power lines. Victims bodies have not been identified.
The passengers aboard the plane were listed as:
Zavalaga Fernando Gutierrez
Paredes Ivanne Gutarra
Canchari Luis Lopez
Emma Canqui Sagua
Giancarlo Gilio Huertas
Jaime Gonzales Torres (GESCEL Company)
Paul Marin Moscoso
The plane was flown by Jorge and Manuel Ledesma Wasse.