Accident
Last updated: 20 August 2014
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 26 septiembre 1949
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53D-DO (DC-3)
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:Tapachula International Airport (TAP/MMTP), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), México
Descripción:
Crashed into a mountain.

Fuentes:
» 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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