Date & Time: Nov 21, 1993 at 1647 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 80 Queen Air
Landing (descent or approach)
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Flores – Guatemala City
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine aircraft departed Flores Airport on a charter flight to Guatemala City, carrying 12 passengers and one pilot, among them three American citizens. The pilot started the descent to Guatemala City-La Aurora in good weather conditions despite some mountains were shrouded in clouds. On approach, the aircraft struck a mountain located near Palencia, about 20 km northeast of La Aurora Airport. The aircraft was destroyed and all 13 occupants were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain.