NTSB Identification: MIA96WA169
Accident occurred Sunday, June 23, 1996 in IZTAPA, Guatemala
Aircraft: Piper PA-18-C23, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 23, 1996, about 1100 central daylight time, a Piper PA-18, Guatemalan registration, TG-CUB, registered to an private individual, crashed shortly after takeoff from Aeroclub Guatemala, Iztapa, Escuintla, Guatemala, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The aircraft received substantial damage and the private-rated pilot and 1 passenger were fatally injured. The flight was originating at the time of the accident.

Guatemalan Civil Aviation Authorities reported to the U.S. Embassy that the aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff. The pilot was a U.S. citizen.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Guatemala. Any further information may be obtained from:

Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics La Aurora Airport, Zone 13 Guatemala City, Guatemala Telephone: 011-502-231-7250

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained for the Government of Guatemala.

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