Runway excursion Accident Douglas DC-8-54F N43UA,
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Date:Friday 28 April 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-8-54F
Owner/operator:Faucett Perú
Registration: N43UA
MSN: 45677/199
Year of manufacture:1964
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (Q)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA) -   Guatemala
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Destination airport:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT)
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 (c) via Werner Fischdick; Miami International Airport, FL (MIA); December 1993

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