Accident description
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 23 July 2004
Time:09:30
Type:Basler Turbo-67 (BT-67)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña
Registration: FAS117
C/n / msn: 13964/25409
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67R
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:El Jaguey (   El Salvador)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:El Jaguey, El Salvador
Narrative:
A hydraulics failure reportedly caused the Turbo DC-3 to depart the runway on landing. The undercarriage collapsed and the aircraft was substantially damaged.

Sources:
» AP
» El Diario de Hoy


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N104CA was later sold to the El Salvador Air Force and converted to a Turbo DC-3.
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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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