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Last updated: 27 November 2015
Datum:Montag 26 September 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Fluggesellschaft:Mexicana de Aviación
Kennzeichen: XA-DUH
Werknummer: 11725
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 24
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Popocatepetl (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Oaxaca Airport (OAX/MMOX), Mexiko
Flug nach:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexiko
Crashed into a mountain.
The aircraft operated on a domestic flight from Tapachula to Mexico City with en route stops at Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Ixtepec and Oaxaca.

» El Tiempo 28 September 1949, p8


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Oaxaca Airport to Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport as the crow flies is 365 km (228 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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