Aircraft Incident/Accident Report


Puerto Barrios Guatemala
Friday, February 25, 2000 13:30 MST

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
On February 25, 2000, about 1330 mountain standard time, a Cessna 210, TGTRO, registered to Oro Negro, operating as a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight, crashed during a go-around at the Rio Dulce Airport, Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and a VFR flight plan was filed. The airplane sustained substantial damage. The American private pilot sustained serious injuries, and the three American passengers were fatally injured. The flight originated from La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City, Guatemala at an undetermined time. The circumstances surrounding this accident are unknown and the investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Guatemala. Any further information may be obtained from: Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil Aeropuerto Internacional "La Aurora" Zona 13 Guatemala, Cuidad Telephone: (011) 502-332-6084 This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Guatemalan Government.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date2/25/2000 
Event Day of the WeekFriday 
Time of Event1330 
Event Time ZoneMountain Standard Time 
Event CityPUERTO BARRIOS  
Event State-- 
Event CountryGUATEMALA  
Zipcode of the event site00000  
Event Date Year2000 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location Airport  
Event Location Nearest Airport ID  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportUnknown 
Distance from airport in statute miles-- 
Degrees magnetic from airport-- 
Airport Elevation-- 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourceWeather Observation Facility 
Time of the weather observation1500  
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility IDMGG  
Elevation of weather observation facility
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observation  
Lighting ConditionsNot Reported 
Lowest Ceiling Height2000 
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsUnknown 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingBroken 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles) 10 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)24 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)360 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)18 
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 30 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryFatal 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None-- 
Injury Total Serious
Injury Total All
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification DateFeb 28 2000 12:00AM 
NTSB Notification Time920 
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information  
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 9:14AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration Number-- 
NTSB NumberMIA00WA096  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedVFR 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageSubstantial 
Aircraft FireUnknown 
Aircraft ExplosionUnknown 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCessna  
Aircraft Model210  
Aircraft Series Identifier210  
Aircraft Serial Number  
Certified Max Gross Weight-- 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassUnknown 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft-- 
Number of Engines-- 
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionUnknown 
Date of Last Inspection-- 
Airframe hours since last inspection-- 
Airframe Hours-- 
ELT InstalledUnknown 
ELT ActivatedUnknown 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner Name  
Aircraft Owner Street Address  
Aircraft Owner City  
Aircraft Owner State  
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name-- 
Operator Same as Owner?No 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?No 
Operator Street Address  
Operator CityGUATEMALA  
Operator StateOF 
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Personal 
Second Pilot on BoardUnknown 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodeMGGT 
Departure CityGUATEMALA CITY  
Departure StateOF 
Departure Country  
Departure Time
Departure Time Zone  
Destination Same as Local Fltcrash at destination city 
Destination Airport CodeMGPE 
Destination City  
Destination StateOF 
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightApproach 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordDec 12 2000 1:27PM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location0  
Runway Length-- 
Runway Width-- 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--