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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Incident Report

324 - DHC-6-300 FAP-317 Fuerza Aerea del Peru

Date: 09.03.12
Location: Laguna de Caballococha, enroute from Iquitos

While landing on Caballo Lake, at Caballococha, the aircraft touched down  hard resulting in a failure of the right float. Although everyone was able to successfully evacuate the aircraft, two persons received injuries. There were 12 onboard (3 crew + 9 passengers). The aircraft suffered considerable damage and subsequently sank.

FAP-317 was delivered to Fuerza Aerea del Peru in September 1971