Narrative:Crashed into Cerro El Sabino eight minutes in flight.
|Date:||Monday 7 March 1955|
Lockheed 18 Lodestar
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|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)|
|Destination airport:||Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico|
Killed in the accident was Jorge Pasquel, a millionaire Mexican sportsman who was flying from a private ranch near Tampico to Mexico City.
» Ottawa Citizen - Mar 8, 1955
» El Siglo de Torreón 9 March 1955, p1
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.