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Jose Quinones Gonzales

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Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales was a Peruvian military aviator and national aviation hero. He died during the battle of Zarumilla in the Ecuadorian–Peruvian war.

After his death he was declared a national hero by law on May 10, 1966. Named in his honour is the Cap. FAP Jose A. Quinones Gonzales International Airport near his town of birth in Chiclayo. When the new currency of Peru (nuevo sol) was introdruced in 1991 he appeared on the 10 S/. Banknote.

Cap. FAP Jose A. Quinones Gonzales International Airport

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