- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 05, 1959
Time: 11:35
Location: Managua, Nicaragua
Operator: TACA
Flight #: ?
Route: Las Mercedes - Tegucigalpa
AC Type: Vickers Viscount 763
Registration: YS-09C
cn / ln: 082
Aboard: 19   (passengers:15  crew:4)
Fatalities: 15   (passengers:13  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed shortly after takeoff, inverted, into trees. Failure of No. 1 engine on climbout. The non-retraction of the landing gear immediately after the aircraft reached V2. Failure of engine No. 2 a few seconds later. The aircraft banked left, lost altitude and collided with trees. Engine failure cause unknown.
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