Date & Time: May 26, 2010 at 0855 LT
Registration:
TG-LAP
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Site:
City
Schedule:
Guatemala City - San Salvador
MSN:
31-8012043
YOM:
1980
Country:
Guatemala
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
1
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, pilot informed ATC about a vacuum pump failure and elected to return. Twin engine aircraft crashed on a meat-processing plant and was destroyed. All three occupants and one employee at the plant were killed. Aircraft was a Piper PA-31-325 Panther version.