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Last updated: 21 October 2018
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Date:Saturday 2 May 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125-700A
Operator:Servicios Aereos Regiomontanos - SARSA
Registration: XA-KEW
C/n / msn: 257096
First flight: 1980
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6,5 km (4.1 mls) SE of Monterrey (   Mexico)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Reynosa Airport (REX/MMRX), Mexico
Destination airport:Monterrey (unknown airport), Mexico
Narrative:
Crashed into trees on finals to runway 29 in poor weather at night. Incorrect altimeter setting.
Peruvian actress Patricia Aspíllaga (35) and her husband survived injured. The pilots and two passengers died.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

Sources:
» El Informador 5 May 1981, p9A


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