Accident Lockheed L-188CF Electra HR-TNL,
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Date:Wednesday 21 March 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed L-188CF Electra
Owner/operator:TAN Honduras - Transportes Aéreos Nacionales
Registration: HR-TNL
MSN: 1134
Year of manufacture:1960
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Las Mesitas -   Honduras
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:San Pedro Sula-Ramon Villeda Morales Airport (SAP/MHLM)
Destination airport:Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport (TGU/MHTG)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Electra approached Tegucigalpa runway 01 in poor weather (low cloud base, rain) and flew into the southern slopes of the Cerro Hula 2500 feet below the 7000 feet Minimum Safe Altitude at that point on the approach path.




photo (c) Ulrich F. Hoppe; Miami International Airport, FL (MIA)

photo (c) William Dekker; Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport (TGU)

photo (c) Bob Garrard; Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA); February 1974

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