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Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Fecha:jueves 28 febrero 1980
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operador:Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 31 / Ocupantes: 31
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:65 km (40.6 milles) de Poptun (   Guatemala)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Poptun Airport (PON/MGPP), Guatemala
Descripción:
Crashed in a mountainous area. The airplane carried army officers with family members on an excursion to Poptun.

Fuentes:
» The Telegraph-Herald - Feb 29, 1980
» Aviation Letter 164


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Distance from Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport to Poptun Airport as the crow flies is 226 km (141 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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