Date & Time: Jun 1, 1993 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Pilatus PC-6 (Porter & Turbo Porter)
Pastaza - Taisha
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Pastaza Airport, while climbing to a height of 200 feet, the engine lost power. The crew elected to return for an emergency landing when the aircraft stalled and crashed in a cemetery. One of the pilot was killed while 10 other occupants were injured, some seriously.
The exact cause of the loss of engine power could not be determined.