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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Datum:Freitag 1 November 1996
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Fluggesellschaft:Transportes Aéreos Profesionales - TAPSA
Kennzeichen: TG-TPA
Werknummer: 110313
Baujahr: 1980
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 8 km from Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS) (   Guatemala)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Flug nach:Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS/MGFL), Guatemala
The aircraft crashed about 1 hour after takeoff, while approaching Santa Elena.
The Bandeirante collided with a mountain at 900 feet in bad weather.

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photo of Embraer-110P1-Bandeirante-TG-TPA
accident date: 01-11-1996
type: Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante
registration: TG-TPA

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 Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport to Flores-Santa Elena Airport as the crow flies is 267 km (167 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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