Aircraft Accident/Incident Report

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

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 Event Accident
Event Date 10/3/2003
Event Day of the Week Friday
Time of Event 1800
Event Time Zone Central Daylight Time
Event City El Peru
Event State --
Event Country --
Zipcode of the event site 00000
Event Date Year 2003
Event Date Month 10
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 source Witness
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 Conditions Clear
Sky Condition for Lowest Ceiling None
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 Injury Fatal
On Ground, Fatal Injuries 2
On Ground, Minor Injuries --
On Ground, Serious Injuries 2
Injury Total Fatal 4
Injury Total Minor --
Injury Total None --
Injury Total Serious 2
Injury Total All 6
Investigating Agency Foreign
NTSB Docket Number (internal use) --
NTSB Notification Source CAA of Bolivia
NTSB Notification Date Oct 7 2003 12:00AM
NTSB Notification Time 841
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information --
Date of most recent change to record Oct 8 2003 4:07PM
User who most recently changed record MORJU
Basic weather conditions Visual Meteorological Cond
FAA District Office San Antonio, Texas

Aircraft Involved

Aircraft #1

Aircraft Registration Number --
NTSB Number FTW04WA005
Missing Aircraft Indicator --
Federal Aviation Reg. Part Non-U.S., Commercial
Type of Flight Plan filed VFR
Flight plan Was Activated? No
Damage Destroyed
Aircraft Fire --
Aircraft Explosion --
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full Name Cessna
Aircraft Model U-206G
Aircraft Series Identifier --
Aircraft Serial Number --
Certified Max Gross Weight --
Aircraft Category Airplane
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 gear Fixed
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 Address Jorge Henry Airport
Operator City Trinidad
Operator State --
Operator Country BL
Operator Zip code 00000
Operator Code --
Owner has at least one certificate None
Other Operator of large aircraft? --
Certified for Part 133 or 137 Operation --
Operator Certificate Number --
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not Non-scheduled
Indicates Domestic or International Flight Domestic
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail Passenger/Cargo
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary) --
Second Pilot on Board --
Departure Point Same as Event No
Departure Airport Code --
Departure City El Paraiso
Departure State --
Departure Country BL
Departure Time 1745
Departure Time Zone N
Destination Same as Local Flt --
Destination Airport Code --
Destination City El Peru
Destination State --
Destination Country BL
Specific Phase of Flight Maneuvering
Report sent to ICAO? No
Evacuation occurred No
Date of most recent change to record Oct 8 2003 4:07PM
User who most recently changed record MORJU
Since inspection or accident --
Event Location Runway Number and Location --
Runway Length --
Runway Width --
Sight Seeing flight No
Air Medical Flight No
Medical Flight --