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Accident description
Last updated: 27 March 2017
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)
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

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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 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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