Date: April 20, 1972
Time: ?
Location: Near Moyobamba, Peru
Operator: SATCO
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Douglas C-47D
Registration: OB-R-653
cn / ln: 17102/34369
Aboard: 6   (passengers:2  crew:4)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:2  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane struck a mountain in poor weather conditions. The pilot elected to use a cruising altitude lower than stipulated in order to save time and continue flying in VFR conditions.

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