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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Date:Saturday 15 May 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6BF
Operator:Carga del Caribe
Registration: XA-SEA
C/n / msn: 43825/315
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Cancún (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico
Destination airport:Cozumel Airport (CZM/MMCZ), Mexico

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» San Antonio Express-News (May 17, 1993)
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photo of Douglas DC-6BF N92BL
N92BL was sold to Mexico June 1992
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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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