Date & Time: Mar 18, 1990 at 0620 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Guanaja - Roatán - San Pedro Sula
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft was completing a flight from Guanaja to San Pedro Sula with an intermediate stop in Roatán. After landing, the crew encountered strong crosswinds when the aircraft veered off runway and crashed in the Caribbean Sea. A crew member and six passengers were killed while 25 other occupants were injured.
Loss of control after touchdown due to strong crosswinds.