Narrative:Touchdown on Flores Peten's gravel runway was hard, causing the left tire to burst. The DC-3 went off the runway and the left gear dropped into a hole. Power on no. 2 engine was applied, the tail raised and the propeller separated when striking the ground.
|Date:||Friday 30 September 1977|
|C/n / msn:|| 13327|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS) ( Guatemala)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS/MGFL), Guatemala|
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.