Date: May 11, 1971
Time: ?
Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Operator: Aviateca
Flight #: ?
Route: Guatemala City - Tikal
AC Type: Curtiss C-46A-55-CK
Registration: TG-ACA-A
cn / ln: 121
Aboard: 35   (passengers:32  crew:3)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:2  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Shortly after takeoff from Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport, while climbing, the crew declared an emergency after an engine failed. The captain elected to return but the airplane lost height and crashed in a hilly terrain located 24 km south of the capital city.

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