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Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2016
Date:Tuesday 16 August 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Operator:Lineas Aéreas Guerrero Oaxaca (LAGOSA)
Registration: XA-GIJ
C/n / msn: 5-AT-75
First flight: 1929-08-23 (20 years)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Putla (   Mexico)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Putla Airport, Mexico
Destination airport:?
Port tire failed on takeoff with a cargo of coffee. The Tri-Motor suffered a runway excursion and came to rest in a bank. Damaged beyond repair.

Runway excursion

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