Narrative:The no. 2 engine backfired just after V1 on takeoff. The pilot aborted takeoff and the DC-6 overran the 1500m grass runway. The engine caught fire and destroyed the aircraft.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||08 MAR 1993|
|Operator:||Compañia Aérea Nacional - CAN|
|C/n / msn:|| 43035/61|
|First flight:|| 1947|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Santa Rosa Airport (SRB) (Bolivia)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Santa Rosa Airport (SRB/SLSR), Bolivia|
|Destination airport:||La Esperanza Airport (LEZ/MHLE), Honduras|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Santa Rosa Airport to La Esperanza Airport as the crow flies is 3924 km (2453 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.