Accident description
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 7 March 1955
Type:Lockheed 18 Lodestar
Operator:J. Pasquel
Registration: XB-ZEH
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ciudad de Valles (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
Narrative:
Crashed into Cerro El Sabino eight minutes in flight.
Killed in the accident was Jorge Pasquel, a millionaire Mexican sportsman who was flying from a private ranch near Tampico to Mexico City.


Sources:
» Ottawa Citizen - Mar 8, 1955
» El Siglo de Torreˇn 9 March 1955, p1


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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