Accident description
Last updated: 30 September 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 26 July 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Aviateca
Registration: TG-ATA
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Flores (   Guatemala)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS/MGFL), Guatemala
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Birdstrike on take-off forced the crew to make a forced landing at the end of the runway. The aircraft ended up in a swamp.


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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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