Accident description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 18 January 1986
Time:ca 08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III
Operating for:Aerovias Guatemala
Leased from:SAETA
Registration: HC-BAE
C/n / msn: 40
First flight: 1960
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 81 / Occupants: 81
Total:Fatalities: 87 / Occupants: 87
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) from Flores (   Guatemala) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Destination airport:Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS/MGFL), Guatemala
Narrative:
The Caravelle took off from Guatemala City at 07:00. The aircraft crashed in a hilly jungle area after executing a second missed approach procedure. Low lying clouds in the area forced the crew to carry out the missed approaches.

Sources:
» Lloyds List 19.1.86


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photo of Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III I-DAXI
I-DAXI was sold to Ecuador as HC-BAE June 1975
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Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport to Flores-Santa Elena Airport as the crow flies is 267 km (167 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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