Accident description
Last updated: 26 November 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 16 August 1949
Type: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 (19 years 12 months)
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)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Putla Airport, Mexico
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
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.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins


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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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