NTSB Identification: MIA99WA023
Accident occurred Sunday, November 01, 1998 in QUETZALTENANANG, Guatemala
Aircraft: Douglas DC3C, registration: N3FY
Injuries: 11 Fatal,7 Serious.

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

On November 1, 1998, about 1430 central standard time, a Douglas DC3C, N3FY, registered to Living Water Teaching Inc, operating as a 14 CFR Part 91 business flight, crashed into mountainous terrain near Quetzaltenango Airport, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was reported filed. The airplane was destroyed, the U. S. private-rated pilot, U. S. commercial-rated copilot, and nine passengers sustained fatal injuries. Seven passengers received serious injuries. The flight originated from Playa Grande, Guatemala, about 45 minutes before the accident.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Guatemalan Government. For additional information contact:

Guatemala DGAC Direccion General De Aeronautica Civil Aeropuerto La Aurora Ciudad Guatemala, Guatemala Telephone: 011-502-331-7282 Fax: 011-502-331-5281

This report is filed for informational purpose only and contains only that information released by the Guatemalan authorities.

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