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Last updated: 6 October 2015
Datum:Donnerstag 25 März 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Aeronaves de México
Kennzeichen: XA-GUN
Werknummer: 7358
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:16 km (10 Meilen) N of Monterrey (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mazatlán Airport (MZT/MMMZ), Mexiko
Flug nach:Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte (NTR/MMAN), Mexiko
Struck the Friars Peak while waiting for a permission to land.

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Distance from Mazatlán Airport to Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte as the crow flies is 676 km (422 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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