American Eagle

American Eagle Sunday June 7, 1992
The aircraft lost control on final approach and crashed in a nose-down into the ground. Failure of the beta blocking device for undetermined reasons. The first officer's inadvertent activation of the power lever aft of the flight idle position and into the beta range, resulting in a loss of airplane control.

Crash Details

DateSunday June 7, 1992
LocationMayaguez, Puerto Rico
Passengers3
Crew2
Fatalities5
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeCASA 212 Aviocar 200
OperatorAmerican Eagle
RegistrationN355CA
Flight OriginSan Juan
Flight Destination Mayaguez
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
American Eagle
CASA 212 Aviocar 200
1992