Accidents

Nazca lines tourist plane makes emergency landing alongside Peru Pan-American Highway

A three-passenger lightweight aircraft was unexpectedly struck by mechanical problems and forced to make an emergency landing on a level surfaced field alongside Peru’s Pan-American Highway, reported Nazca police. The news, which comes on the heels of a Nazca lines plane crash that claimed five lives last April, was widely […]

by · August 11, 2008 · 0 comments · Accidents, Travel/Tourism

Pilot reportedly says passenger’s midflight panick attack led to deadly Nazca Lines plane crash

The pilot and sole survivor in the airplane crash that killed five French tourists this week near the famed Nazca Lines reportedly says that the accident was caused by a deadly chain of events that started when one of his passengers suffered a panick attack midflight. From his hospital bed […]

by · April 11, 2008 · 0 comments · Accidents, Feature

Vice Minister: aviation authorities still investigating cause of Nazca Lines plane crash that killed five French tourists

Authorities were still trying to determine the cause Thursday of the plane crash a day earlier that claimed the lives of five French tourists returning from a flyover of the Nazca lines. “The pilot was qualified and the plane was flying an established route during a corresponding flight time, so […]