Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 8 März 1955
Zeit:13:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-228D
Fluggesellschaft:Mexicana
Kennzeichen: XA-DIK
Werknummer: 3292
Baujahr: 1941
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 26 / Insassen: 26
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:20 km (12.5 Meilen) WNW of Talpa de Allende Airport (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport (PVR/MMPR), Mexiko
Flug nach:Talpa de Allende Airport, Mexiko
Flugnummer: 591
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in the cerro del Cabre mountain range, some 20 km from the destination Talpa.
The airplane operated on a domestic flight from Puerto Vallarta to Talpa, Mascota and Guadalajara, Mexico.


Informationsquelle:
» El Informador 9 March 1955
» El Siglo de Torreón


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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 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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