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Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:Monday 19 October 1953
Time:ca 07:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex)
Registration: XC-PMX
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Mamulique (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte (NTR/MMAN), Mexico
Destination airport:Nueva Ciudad Guerrero Airstrip, Mexico
Narrative:
The aircraft took off from Monterrey at 07:00 local time for a flight to the Falcon Dam. The plane carried reporters and officials to the inauguration of the Falcon Dam. The DC-3 was found to have crashed in a ravine, killing all aboard.

Sources:
» ICAO Circular 39-AN/34 (171)
» El Siglo de Torreón 20-10-1953


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