NTSB Identification: DCA00WA016
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 21, 1999 in GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30, registration:
Injuries: 18 Fatal,10 Serious,47 Minor,261 Uninjured.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On December 21, 1999, at 1540 coordinated universal time, a McDonnell-Douglas DC-10-30, French registration F-GTDI, registered to AOM Airlines of France and operated as Cubana charter flight CU 1216 from Havana, Cuba, overran runway 19 during landing at Guatemala City, Guatemala, and crashed into a residential area off the end of the runway. The ATC tower cleared the airplane to land and advised that the wind was calm and the runway was wet.
For further information about this accident, please contact the investigation authority:
Director General de Aeronautica Civil, DGAC Sr. Saul Morales, Investigator-in-Charge Aeropuerto Internacional "La Aurora" Zona 13, Guatemala
FAX 502 331 7282
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