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Accident
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Estado:
Fecha:martes 28 noviembre 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-D Tri-Motor
Operador:TACA de Honduras
Registración: XH-TAN
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:N of Tegucigalpa (   Honduras)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport (TGU/MHTG), Honduras
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Pedro Sula-Ramon Villeda Morales Airport (SAP/MHLM), Honduras
Descripción:
Crashed when a wing failed in flight. The structure had probably weakened due to vibration, turbulence and constant operation from rough fields.

Fuentes:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» El Siglo de Torreón 29 November 1944, p


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Distance from Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport to San Pedro Sula-Ramon Villeda Morales Airport as the crow flies is 171 km (107 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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