Aircraft Incident/Accident Report

El Peru
Friday, October 3, 2003 18:00 CDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
On October 3, 2003, at 1800 central daylight time, a Cessna U-206G, single-engine airplane, Bolivian registration CP-2169, was destroyed upon collision with a house while maneuvering near the town of El Peru, Department of Beni, in the Republic of Bolivia. The commercial pilot and the sole passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was owned and operated by a private individual. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and a visual flight rules (VFR) flight plan was filed the air taxi flight. The flight originated at a private ranch and was destined for the town of El Peru. Witnesses observed the aiplane flying low over the town when it collided with the unmarked 75 foot tower. The aircraft then collided with a house in which two inhabitants were fatally injured and two received serious injuries. The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of Bolivia. Any additional information may be obtained from: Direccion General de Aviacion Civil (DGAC) Palacio de Comunicaciones. Cuarto Piso. Avenida Mariscal Santa Cruz # 1278 Casilla Postal 9360 La Paz, Bolivia This report is for informational purposes only and contains information released by, or obtained from the DGAC of Bolivia.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date10/3/2003 
Event Day of the WeekFriday 
Time of Event1800 
Event Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time 
Event CityEl Peru 
Event State-- 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site00000 
Event Date Year2003 
Event Date Month10 
MidAir Collision Indicator-- 
On Ground Collision occurred ?-- 
Event Location Latitude-- 
Event Location Longitude-- 
Event Location Airport-- 
Event Location Nearest Airport ID-- 
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airport-- 
Distance from airport in statute miles-- 
Degrees magnetic from airport-- 
Airport Elevation-- 
Weather Briefing Completeness-- 
Investigator's weather sourceWitness 
Time of the weather observation 
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)-- 
Weather Observation Facility ID-- 
Elevation of weather observation facility-- 
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)-- 
Time Zone of the weather observation-- 
Lighting Conditions-- 
Lowest Ceiling Height-- 
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height-- 
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsClear 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingNone 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)-- 
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)-- 
Visibility (Statute Miles) 10 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)-- 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)-- 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)-- 
Variable Wind Indicator-- 
Wind Speed (knots)-- 
Wind Velocity Indicator -- 
Wind Gust Indicator-- 
Wind Gust (knots) -- 
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) -- 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of Precipitation-- 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryFatal 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries-- 
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None-- 
Injury Total Serious
Injury Total All
Investigating AgencyForeign 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)-- 
NTSB Notification SourceCAA of Bolivia  
NTSB Notification DateOct 7 2003 12:00AM 
NTSB Notification Time841 
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information-- 
Date of most recent change to recordOct 8 2003 4:07PM 
User who most recently changed recordMORJU  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District OfficeSan Antonio, Texas 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration Number-- 
NTSB NumberFTW04WA005 
Missing Aircraft Indicator-- 
Federal Aviation Reg. PartNon-U.S., Commercial 
Type of Flight Plan filedVFR 
Flight plan Was Activated?No 
Aircraft Fire-- 
Aircraft Explosion-- 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCessna 
Aircraft ModelU-206G 
Aircraft Series Identifier-- 
Aircraft Serial Number-- 
Certified Max Gross Weight-- 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration Class-- 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft-- 
Number of Engines-- 
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last Inspection-- 
Date of Last Inspection-- 
Airframe hours since last inspection-- 
Airframe Hours-- 
ELT Installed-- 
ELT Activated-- 
ELT Aided Location of Event Site-- 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner Name-- 
Aircraft Owner Street Address-- 
Aircraft Owner City-- 
Aircraft Owner State-- 
Aircraft Owner Country-- 
Aircraft Owner Zipcode-- 
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name-- 
Operator Same as Owner?-- 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?-- 
Operator Street AddressJorge Henry Airport 
Operator CityTrinidad 
Operator State-- 
Operator CountryBL  
Operator Zip code00000 
Operator Code-- 
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?-- 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 Operation-- 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or notNon-scheduled 
Indicates Domestic or International FlightDomestic 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/MailPassenger/Cargo 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)-- 
Second Pilot on Board-- 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport Code-- 
Departure CityEl Paraiso 
Departure State-- 
Departure CountryBL  
Departure Time1745 
Departure Time ZoneN  
Destination Same as Local Flt-- 
Destination Airport Code-- 
Destination CityEl Peru 
Destination State-- 
Destination CountryBL  
Specific Phase of FlightManeuvering 
Report sent to ICAO?No 
Evacuation occurredNo 
Date of most recent change to recordOct 8 2003 4:07PM 
User who most recently changed recordMORJU  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location-- 
Runway Length-- 
Runway Width-- 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--