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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201277
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Date:13-NOV-2017
Time:04:20 p.m
Type:Silhouette image of generic T28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-28B Trojan
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N8574
C/n / msn: 200-362
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT) -   Guatemala
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT)
Destination airport:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT)
Investigating agency: SVIA Guatemala
Narrative:
The pilot of the aircraft communicated with the ground controller, requesting authorization to carry out engine tests in the taxiing area of runway 20 (north). After performing the tests, the pilot returned to the hangar by requesting to use the main runway, where he increased speed and took off. Then when landing and touching the runway and trying to brake, the aircraft continued and ran off the southern end of the runway. It hit the runway approach lighting system, breaking both wings in the impact.
The aircraft then burned out completely.


PROBABLE CAUSES:
From what has been investigated, it has been determined that the pilot under his responsibility allowed or decided to take off the aircraft, without authorization from the Aurora Control Tower frequency 118.10 and without having full control of the distance necessary for braking on landing, causing the runway to be cleared at the southern end of the runway.

Sources:

http://www.prensalibre.com/guatemala/sucesos/cae-avioneta-en-zona-13-varios-heridos
http://www.dgac.gob.gt/sistema/uploads/2017/11/16/21_2541287452.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: SVIA Guatemala
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2017 06:41 gerard57 Added
14-Nov-2017 06:48 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
14-Nov-2017 06:48 harro Updated [Embed code]
19-Nov-2017 19:04 harro Updated [Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Apr-2020 09:11 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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