ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145224
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:21-APR-2012
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
Owner/operator:Private
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
Nature:Private
Departure airport:MGGT
Destination airport:
Narrative:
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.


Sources:
http://www.s21.com.gt/nacionales/2012/04/22/cae-una-avioneta-zoologico-aurora
http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_04_22/72525939/
http://www.apimages.com/oneup.aspx?st=id&id=89c5597a15f54affbf0783cc6112b84b
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2012-04/22/c_131543583.htm
http://www.vosizneias.com/news/photos/view/312975137
http://conexiontotal.mx/2012/04/21/se-desploma-avioneta-en-zoologico-de-guatemala/
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120425X14118&key=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jFroyesRAI


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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