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Last updated: 4 October 2015
Fecha:lunes 26 septiembre 1949
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Operador:Mexicana de Aviación
Registración: XA-DUH
Numéro de série: 11725
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Total:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mount Popocatepetl (   México)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Oaxaca Airport (OAX/MMOX), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), México
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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