Date & Time: Aug 24, 2008 at 0940 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
TG-JCS
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Guatemala City-El Estor
MSN:
208-0327
YOM:
1993
Country:
Guatemala
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
10
Captain / Total flying hours:
2815
Copilot / Total flying hours:
3200
Circumstances:

While enroute from Guatemala City to El Estro, crew elected to make en emergency landing due to engine problem. The aircraft crashed in an open field and burst into flames. Both pilots and 8 passengers were killed. Four other passengers escaped with serious injuries.