Date & Time: Feb 19, 1997 at 0306 LT
Type of aircraft:
IAI 1124 Westwind
Landing (descent or approach)
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Lima – Guatemala City
Guatemala City-La Aurora
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While descending to Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport by night, the crew failed to realize his altitude was insufficient when the aircraft struck the slope of a mountain located 14,4 km short of runway. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and all five occupants were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain after the crew descended below the MDA for unknown reasons.