Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) , Thursday 28 May 1987
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Date:Thursday 28 May 1987
Time:09:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS) -   Guatemala
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS/MGFL)
Destination airport:El Naranjo Airport (ENJ)
Narrative:
A Douglas C-47 transport plane crashed on the shore of Laguna de Peten, a lake close to Flores-Santa Elena Airport (FRS).
All twelve (11 military and one civilian) on board were killed.

Sources:

El Informador 29 May 1987, p10A
Scramble 9:5 (37)
AP

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