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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Date:Saturday 19 December 2020
Time:ca 05:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125-700A
Registration: (N326TD)
MSN: 257178
First flight: 1982
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-3-1
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Parque Nacional Sierra de Lacandon (   Guatemala)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A crashed and abandoned plane was found in Parque Nacional Sierra de Lacandon, Guatemala. It had been used for transporting drugs. Three injured occupants were found inside the airplane. One of them later died from the injuries sustained in the crash.

The colour scheme of the crashed aircraft exactly matches that of N326TD, a BAe-127-700A. This aircraft was sold in December and flew from the U.S. to Mexico on December 3. Flight tracking websites last tracked the flight near Merida on 18 December 2020, at 18:55 local time.



photo of British-Aerospace-BAe-125-
accident date: 19-12-2020
type: British Aerospace BAe-125
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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