Sole survivor LANSA Lockheed L-188 August 1970


On 9th of August 1970 , Lansa L-188 Electra Flight 502 was travelling from Cuzco to Pucallpa Peru. This was a domestic flight carrying 92 passengers. During takeoff, the engine 3 lost power. The crew managed to lift the airplane but decided to return to the airport. During the attempt to land, the plane crashed. All crew members (8/8) and 91/92 passengers were killed. There were 2 persons killed from the ground. There was only one surviver named Juan Loo (26 years old). Immediately after the accident the flight license for LANSA was suspended for 90 days.

Check out Wikipedia article about LANSA flight.


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