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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Datum:Freitag 28 April 1995
Zeit:11:43 MDT
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-8-54F
Betrieben durch:Faucett
Gemietet von :Millon Air
Kennzeichen: N43UA
Werknummer: 45677/199
Baujahr: 1964
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (Q)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA) (   Guatemala)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Flugnummer: 705
After a cargo flight from Miami (Flight 705) the DC-8 landed at Guatemala City-La Aurora runway 19 in light rain. The aircraft overran the runway, collided with approach lights, a perimeter fence and went down a steep slope and ended up in a residential area.
The aircraft touched down at 135 knots with 5300 feet runway length remaining.

» Scramble 193(78)


photo of DC-8-54F-N43UA
accident date: 28-04-1995
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-54F
registration: N43UA

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 Miami International Airport, FL to Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport as the crow flies is 1630 km (1019 miles).

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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