Flugunfall 21 DEC 1999 einer McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 F-GTDI - Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Dienstag 21 Dezember 1999
Zeit:09:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Betrieben durch:Cubana de Aviación
Gemietet von :AOM French Airlines
Kennzeichen: F-GTDI
Werknummer: 46890/77
Baujahr: 1973-02-11 (26 years 11 months)
Betriebsstunden:85760
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:27331
Triebwerk: 3 General Electric CF6-50C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 18
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 296
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 314
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA) (   Guatemala)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Kuba
Flug nach:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Flugnummer:CU1216
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft overran the wet runway 19 on landing, went down a steep slope and crashed into 10 houses past the runway end.
Weather was reported to include a 360deg wind at 8 knots, 6nm visibility and cloud base at 2200 feet agl.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident is the result of an overshoot on a wet runway, with the crew failing to go around, followed by insufficient deceleration.
The overshoot happened after a visual stabilized approach with the use of PAPI."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: Report f-di991221e
Download report: Final report

Informationsquelle:
» FAA
» Juan Carlos Munoz R.
» Norman E. Avila
» Steve Caisse
» Tommy Maurer


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photo of DC-10-30-F-GTDI
accident date: 21-12-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
registration: F-GTDI
photo of DC-10-30-F-GTDI
accident date: 21-12-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
registration: F-GTDI
photo of DC-10-30-F-GTDI
accident date: 21-12-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
registration: F-GTDI
photo of DC-10-30-F-GTDI
accident date: 21-12-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
registration: F-GTDI
photo of DC-10-30-F-GTDI
accident date: 21-12-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
registration: F-GTDI
photo of DC-10-30-F-GTDI
accident date: 21-12-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
registration: F-GTDI
photo of DC-10-30-F-GTDI
accident date: 21-12-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
registration: F-GTDI
photo of DC-10-30-F-GTDI
accident date: 21-12-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
registration: F-GTDI
photo of DC-10-30-F-GTDI
accident date: 21-12-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
registration: F-GTDI
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Havana-José Martí International Airport to Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport as the crow flies is 1258 km (786 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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