Accident Douglas C-118A (DC-6) HR-AKZ, Saturday 25 February 1989
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Date:Saturday 25 February 1989
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-118A (DC-6)
Owner/operator:Circulo G. Albacian
Registration: HR-AKZ
MSN: 44642/586
Year of manufacture:1955
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport (TGU) -   Honduras
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport (TGU/MHTG)
Narrative:
Struck a mountain.

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Statistics

  • 54th worst accident in 1989
  • 48th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 47th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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photo (c) Ron Mak; La Ceiba Airport (LCE/MHLC); 03 November 1980

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