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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Monday 24 April 1995
Time:16:30 MST
Type:Silhouette image of generic C501 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 501 Citation I/SP
Operator:TACA International Airlines
Registration: N120ES
C/n / msn: 501-0041
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Salvador (   El Salvador)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:San Salvador-Comalapa International Airport (SAL/MSLP), El Salvador
Destination airport:San Salvador-Comalapa International Airport (SAL/MSLP), El Salvador
Narrative:
The Cessna stalled and collided with trees about 2,500 feet short of the runway, and came to rest on a perimeter road about 1,200 feet short of the runway. The copilot informed the pilot on base turn that they had a difference in their altimeters.

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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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