Date & Time: Mar 14, 1972 at 1630 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Quito - Macas
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route from Quito to Macas on a cargo flight, the airplane struck the slope of the Sangay volcano (5,230 meters high) located 40 km northwest of Macas. A crew member survived while six others were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain.