NTSB Identification: CEN12WA685
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in Soyapango, El Salvador
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration:
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

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

On July 11, 2012, at 1212 coordinated universal time, a Piper PA-30, El Salvador-registered YS-125P, operated by Escuela De Pilotos Dargonza, was destroyed when it impacted terrain near Soyapango, El Salvador. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The flight instructor and two students were fatally injured. The local training flight was originating at the time of the accident.

The El Salvador investigators received reports that shortly after takeoff the pilot requested permission to return to the airport to land but did not declare an emergency. The airplane impacted a ravine 0.3 miles short of the runway threshold.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the El Salvador government. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the El Salvador government or the Autoridad de Aviacion Civil (AAC). Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Republica de El Salvador
Autoridad de Aviacion Civil (AAC)
Aeropuerto Internacional de Ilopango
Boulevard del Ejercito, Km 9 ½
San Salvador, El Salvador

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