Plane crash in Peru kills all six passengers
Sunday, October 3, 2010
A small Peru near the yesterday leaving all six occupants dead according to local authorities. The victims of the crash were three men and one woman from Britain and the Peruvian pilot and co-pilot. The plane is believed to belong to Nazca Airlines.passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff in
According to the Associated Press the Nazca police chief claims the cause of the accident seems to be engine failure. According to police said the plane was trying to make an in a field when it crashed. As of the last report the police were still trying to recover the bodies of the dead. The Associated Press has also reported that the British refused to comment without permission from London.
The Nazca Lines, a French tourists, but the pilot survived.consisting of ancient animal depictions, are a popular destination to fly over, but there have been worries about insufficient supervision of the aging planes which make the trip. There have been previous crashes in the area with one taking place in February when a crashed killing all seven occupants; that flight was also operated by Nazca Airlines. A crash in April 2008 killed five
- Associated Press. "Peru: Tourist plane crashes near famed Nazca Lines" — , October 2, 2010
- Unkown. "Four British tourists killed in Peru plane crash" — , October 3, 2010