Accident
Last updated: 23 April 2014
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Fecha:miércoles 4 junio 1969
Hora:08:42
Tipo:Boeing 727-64
Operador:Mexicana
Registración: XA-SEL
Numéro de série: 19256/355
Año de Construcción: 1967-01-06 (2 years 5 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 72 / Ocupantes: 72
Total:Fatalidades: 79 / Ocupantes: 79
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:23 km (14.4 milles) NW of Monterrey-Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY) (   México) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte (NTR/MMAN), México
Número de Vuelo: 704
Descripción:
The aircraft made a continuous descent at 1500-1600 feet/min at 250 knots IAS. Passing the Monterrey VOR, the aircraft turned left, instead of right to enter the holding pattern. The Boeing proceeded outside the designated holding pattern and collided with rising terrain (Cerro del Fraile).

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Distance from Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport to Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte as the crow flies is 721 km (450 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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