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Last updated: 15 November 2018
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Date:Monday 10 October 1949
Time:13:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-277B
Operator:Aerovías Coahuila
Registration: XA-HOU
C/n / msn: 2208
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Saltillo (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
Destination airport:Piedras Negras Airport (PDS/MMPG), Mexico
Narrative:
Crashed into Sierra de Ovallos.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 12 October 1949, p8
» El Siglo de Torreon 12 October 1949, p1


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Distance from Mexico City International Airport to Piedras Negras Airport as the crow flies is 1027 km (642 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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