Descripción:An in-flight explosion occurred in the passenger cabin. A male passenger, who was believed to have been carrying the bomb, fell from the airplane at an altitude of 11000 feet. A fire developed, but was quickly put out by the crewmembers. An forced landing was made at Poza Rica.
|Fecha:||08 SEP 1959|
|Registración:|| registration unknown|
|Numéro de série:|| |
|Año de Construcción:|| |
|Tripulación:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3|
|Pasajeros:||Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 13|
|Total:||Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 16 |
|Daños en la Aeronave:|| Anulado|
|Consecuencias:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Ubicación:||Poza Rica (México)
|Fase:|| Desconocido (UNK)|
|Naturaleza:||Vuelo Doméstico Programado|
|Aeropuerto de Salida:||Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), México|
|Aeropuerto de Llegada:||Mérida-Rejon Airport (MID/MMMD), México|
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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 Mexico City International Airport to Mérida-Rejon Airport as the crow flies is 991 km (619 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.