Accident description
Last updated: 24 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 18 November 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Aviateca
Registration: TG-AGA
C/n / msn: 6142
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 22
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:within Peten State (   Guatemala)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Uaxactun Airport (UAX), Guatemala
Destination airport:Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS/MGFL), Guatemala
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» Flight International 27.11.75(778)


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Distance from Uaxactun Airport to Flores-Santa Elena Airport as the crow flies is 58 km (36 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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