Accident de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B HR-ASN, Tuesday 26 May 1970
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Date:Tuesday 26 May 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
Owner/operator:Aero Servicios
Registration: HR-ASN
MSN: 14009
Year of manufacture:1953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1,5 km N off Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport (TGU) -   Honduras
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport (TGU/MHTG)
While 1,5 km out on a lower than normal approach to runway 19, the aircraft banked sharply to the left and crashed in a valley.
CAUSE: Stalled in turbulent conditions at a low altitude.



  • 91st worst accident in 1970
  • 11th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 8th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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