Date & Time: May 11, 2012 at 1811 LT
Type of aircraft:
Convair CV-580
Operator:
Registration:
N171FL
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Miami - Guatemala City
MSN:
318
YOM:
1956
Flight number:
IFL8138
Country:
Guatemala
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful cargo flight from Miami on behalf of Contract Air Cargo, crew started the approach to runway 19 Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport. On landing, nose gear collapsed and the propeller blades on left engine hit the ground, were sheared off and hit the fuselage before penetrating in the cabin. Aircraft slid on runway on a certain distance, veered slightly to the left before coming to rest. Both pilots were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.