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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180060
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Date:30-SEP-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Owner/operator:World Atlantic Airlines
Registration: N802WA
C/n / msn: 53052/1731
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Guatemala City-La Aurora International Airport (GUA/MGGT) -   Guatemala
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Guatemala City-La Aurora International Airport (GUA/MGGT)
Destination airport:Houston-George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH)
Narrative:
A McDonnell Douglas MD-82 returned to land at Guatemala City-La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala after suffering an engine failure shortly after takeoff.
Engine turbine blade fragments came down on houses and a school near the airport.
The aircraft was returning to Houston, Texas after flying Guatemalan deportees to Guatemala City.

Sources:

http://www.prensalibre.com/guatemala/comunitario/explota-turbina-de-avion-al-despegar-de-aeropuerto-la-aurora


Images:

Photo of N802WA courtesy AirHistory.net


Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
13 March 2015; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Oct-2015 06:34 harro Added
01-Oct-2015 06:40 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
01-Oct-2015 06:42 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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