- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 09, 1995
Time: 20:14
Location: Mt. Chichontepec, San Vincente, El Salvador
Operator: Aviateca
Flight #: 901
Route: Guatemala City - San Salvador
AC Type: Boeing B-737-2H6
Registration: N125GU
cn / ln: 23849/1453
Aboard: 65   (passengers:58  crew:7)
Fatalities: 65   (passengers:58  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into Mt. Chichontepec volcano at 5,900 ft. at night during heavy rain and thunderstorms. Possible damage to the aircraft's DME due to lightning. Confusion between the pilot and ATC due to bad weather and a diversion. The Ground Proximity Warning System had sounded and power was applied but too late.
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