Accident
Last updated: 21 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Montag 26 September 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53D-DO (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Mexicana
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:Tapachula International Airport (TAP/MMTP), Mexiko
Flug nach:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexiko
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a mountain.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo 28 September 1949, p8


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Distance from Tapachula International Airport to Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport as the crow flies is 874 km (547 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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