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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 21 december 1999
Tijd:ca 09:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Vloog voor:Cubana de Aviación
Gehuurd van:AOM French Airlines
Registratie: F-GTDI
Constructienummer: 46890/77
Bouwjaar: 1973-02-11 (26 years 11 months)
Aantal vlieguren:85760
Aantal vluchten:27331
Motoren: 3 General Electric CF6-50C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 18
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 296
Totaal:slachtoffers: 16 / inzittenden: 314
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA) (   Guatemala)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Vliegveld van aankomst:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Vluchtnummer:CU1216
Beschrijving:
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

Bronnen:
» 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
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Havana-José Martí International Airport en Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport bedraagt 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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