Date: April 27, 1966
Time: 08:05
Location: Tomas, Peru
Operator: LANSA
Flight #: 501
Route: Lima - Cuzco
AC Type: Lockheed 749A Constellation
Registration: OB-R-771
cn / ln: 2521
Aboard: 49   (passengers:43  crew:6)
Fatalities: 49   (passengers:43  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into 12,600 ft. Mt. Talsula. Pilot error. Incorrectly selected the route. Incorrectly calculated the climb performance of the aircraft in relation to its total weight of takeoff. Underestimated the elevation of peaks he had to clear along the route.

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