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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Estado:Preliminar - Oficial
Fecha:viernes 11 mayo 2012
Hora:18:11
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-580F SCD
Operador:Contract Air Cargo
Registración: N171FL
Numéro de série: 318
Año de Construcción: 1956
Motores: 2 Allison 501-D13
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA) (   Guatemala)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Número de Vuelo:8138
Descripción:
A Convair CV-580 cargo plane, N171FL, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA), Guatemala.
Flight TSU8138 had landed on runway 19 when the nosegear folded backwards. The propellers contacted the runway, causing the left hand prop to separate. Debris sliced through the fuselage of the CV-580.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: SVIA Guatemala
Status: Investigation ongoing
Duration: 1 year and 12 months
Accident number: SVIA-07-2012
Download report: Preliminary report

Fuentes:
» Scramble 397


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport as the crow flies is 1630 km (1019 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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