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Last updated: 22 March 2019
Fecha:jueves 15 marzo 1984
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair VT-29B (CV-240)
Operador:Aero Cozumel
Registración: XA-JOV
Numéro de série: 261
Año de Construcción: 1952
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cancún Airport (CUN) (   México)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cozumel Airport (CZM/MMCZ), México
The airplane experience a left hand engine failure immediately after takeoff. The airplane crash-landed in a swamp. One of the passengers died of a heart attack while moving through the swamp.

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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 Cancún Airport to Cozumel Airport as the crow flies is 57 km (36 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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