NTSB Identification: FTW00WA135
Accident occurred Thursday, March 23, 2000 in GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala
Aircraft: Piper PA-32RT-300T, registration: N2225P
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

On March 23, 2000, approximately 1330 central standard time, a Piper PA-32RT-300T single engine airplane, N2225P, was substantially damaged during a forced landing following a complete loss of engine power during approach to the La Aurora International Airport, near Guatemala City, Guatemala. The instrument rated commercial pilot, sole occupant of the airplane, sustained minor injuries. The airplane was owned by a private individual and was being operated by Wings of Hope, Inc., of Chesterfield, Missouri. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the humanitarian relief flight for which a company VFR flight plan was filed. The flight originated from Valencia, Guatemala, at an unknown time, with Guatemala City as the flight's intended destination.

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

Republica de Guatemala Direccion General de Aviacion Civil Aeropuerto Internacional "La Aurora" Zona 13 Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala Centro America

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the DGAC of the Republic of Guatemala.

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