Narrative:Crashed in the cerro del Cabre mountain range, some 20 km from the destination Talpa.
|Date:||Tuesday 8 March 1955|
|C/n / msn:|| 3292|
|First flight:|| 1941|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 23|
|Total:||Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||20 km (12.5 mls) WNW of Talpa de Allende Airport (Mexico)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport (PVR/MMPR), Mexico|
|Destination airport:||Talpa de Allende Airport, Mexico|
The airplane operated on a domestic flight from Puerto Vallarta to Talpa, Mascota and Guadalajara, Mexico.
» El Informador 9 March 1955
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport to Talpa de Allende Airport as the crow flies is 56 km (35 miles).
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.