Narrative:No.1 engine failure due to oil exhaustion. The prop couldn't be feathered and the aircraft made an emergency landing in rough terrain.
|Date:||Wednesday 27 April 1977|
|C/n / msn:|| 143|
|First flight:|| 1954|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Guatemala City (Guatemala)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala|
PROBABLE CAUSE: No. 1 engine cylinders and oil-high pressure hose not correctly reconnected after maintenance.
TI-ACA was sold to Aviateca as TG-ACA in February 1976.
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.