- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 23, 2005
Time: 15:06
Location: Near Pucallpa, Peru
Operator: TANS Peru
Flight #: 204
Route: Lima - Pucallpa - Iquitos
AC Type: Boeing B-737-244
Registration: OB-1809
cn / ln: 22580/87
Aboard: 98   (passengers:92  crew:6)
Fatalities: 40   (passengers:36  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane was about to land at Pucallpa when it ran into strong winds from a tropical storm. The pilot tried to make an emergency landing without its landing gear on a road near the jungle airport. The plane crashed, broke up and caught fire about 2 miles from the airport. Passengers reported heavy turbulence and flames when the plane crashed. The exact cause of the crash is still unknown, but it is believed that the plane was making an emergency landing because of a hailstorm.
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