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Last updated: 9 October 2015
Datum:Mittwoch 13 November 1946
Zeit:ca 08:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Fluggesellschaft:Communicaciones Aéreas de Veracruz
Kennzeichen: XA-FOZ
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:20 km (12.5 Meilen) E of Perote (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexiko
Flug nach:Veracruz-Las Bajadas Airport (VER/MMVR), Mexiko
Crashed into a mountain at 11000 feet.
Although often quoted being "XA-FOX", a newspaper photo is said to show XA-FOZ.

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Distance from Mexico City International Airport to Veracruz-Las Bajadas Airport as the crow flies is 303 km (189 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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