Narrative:An engine failed shortly after takeoff, forcing the crew to make a turn back to the airport. The wing struck a house, causing the Let to crash into a street, out of control.
|Date:||07 MAR 1998|
|C/n / msn:|| 820923|
|First flight:|| 1982|
|Engines:|| 2 Walter M-601D|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||La Ceiba (Honduras)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||La Ceiba-Goloson International Airport (LCE/MHLC), Honduras|
|Destination airport:||Roatan Airport (RTB/MHRO), Honduras|
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D-COXA was delivered to Aerolineas SOSA in May 1995
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 La Ceiba-Goloson International Airport to Roatan Airport as the crow flies is 73 km (45 miles).
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.