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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145224
Last updated: 2 December 2015
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Time:11:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
Registration: TG-VCH
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aurora Zoo, Guatemala City, 200m from La Aurora Int. Apt. - MGGT -   Guatemala
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:MGGT
Destination airport:
A Piper PA-23-250 Aztec crashed shortly after takeoff from La Aurora International Airport - MGGT, into the Aurora Zoo, Guatemala City, about 200 metres from the airport.

The pilot, co-pilot and a passenger were killed. One zoo employee is in hospital with severe burns.


Revision history:

22-Apr-2012 05:44 gerard57 Added
22-Apr-2012 05:45 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
22-Apr-2012 07:13 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Apr-2012 12:00 TB Updated [Source]
01-May-2012 17:12 Geno Updated [Source]
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