ASN logo
Last updated: 3 December 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 21 diciembre 1999
Hora:ca 09:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Operado por:Cubana de Aviación
Alquilado a :AOM French Airlines
Registración: F-GTDI
Numéro de série: 46890/77
Año de Construcción: 1973-02-11 (26 years 11 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:85760
Ciclos:27331
Motores: 3 General Electric CF6-50C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 18
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 296
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 314
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA) (   Guatemala)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Número de Vuelo:CU1216
Descripción:
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:
cover
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: Report f-di991221e
Download report: Final report

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


Fotos

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.
languages: languages

Share

DC-10

  • 446 built
  • 25th loss
  • 14th accidente fatal
  • 10th worst accident
» safety profile

 Guatemala
  • 7th worst accident
» safety profile