- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 11, 1983
Time: c 07:40
Location: Near Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Operator: TAME
Flight #: ?
Route: Quito - Cuenca
AC Type: Boeing B-737-2V2
Registration: HC-BIG
cn / ln: 22607/775
Aboard: 119   (passengers:111  crew:8)
Fatalities: 119   (passengers:111  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: The jetliner scraped a mountian peak, exploded in flames and slid down a ravine coming to rest at the foot of a mountain. The plane was attempting to land in the Andean city of Cuenca. Under-qualification of pilot.
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