Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 7 March 1998
Time:15:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP
Operator:Aerolíneas SOSA
Registration: HR-AQG
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: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near La Ceiba-Goloson International Airport (LCE) (   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
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.

Sources:
» Flight International 13-19.01.1999
» La Tribuna
» Scramble 227
» Tommy Maurer


Photos

photo of Let 410UVP D-COXA
D-COXA was delivered to Aerolineas SOSA in May 1995
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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 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.
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