Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 17 May 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex)
Registration: XC-BII
C/n / msn: 14836/26281
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:13 km (8.1 mls) SE of Sontecomapan (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Poza Rica-Tajin Airport (PAZ/MMPA), Mexico
Destination airport:Minatitlán/Coatzacoalcos International Airport (MTT/MMMT), Mexico
Narrative:
Crashed. The wreckage was located on June 17, 1967.

Sources:
» El Siglo de Torreón, 24 May 1967, 18 June 1967


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Distance from Poza Rica-Tajin Airport to Minatitlán/Coatzacoalcos International Airport as the crow flies is 408 km (255 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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