Sahsa Airlines

Sahsa Airlines Tuesday January 6, 1959
Crashed into Mt. Pena Blanca while en route. The pilot's attempt to fly over mountainous terrain by visual reference to the ground under weather conditions restricting visibility which forced him to descend to a dangerously low altitude.

Crash Details

DateTuesday January 6, 1959
LocationMt. Pena Blanca, Guatemala
Passengers2
Crew3
Fatalities5
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorSahsa Airlines
RegistrationXH-SAA
Flight OriginCopan
Flight Destination Nuovo Octopeque
Mt. Pena Blanca, Guatemala
Sahsa Airlines
Douglas DC-3
1959