Descripción del Accidente ASN 04 JUN 1969 Boeing 727-64 XA-SEL - Monterrey-Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY)
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Fecha:mircoles 4 junio 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-64
Operador:Mexicana de Aviación
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: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:23 km (14.4 milles) NW of Monterrey-Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY) (   México)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1800 m (5906 feet) amsl
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:MX704
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).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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