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Last updated: 18 November 2017
Datum:maandag 13 juni 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aero Cuahonte
Registratie: XA-SLU
Constructienummer: TC-401
Bouwjaar: 1981
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Totaal:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:15 km (9.4 mijl) W of Uruapan Airport (UPN) (   Mexico)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Lazaro Cardenas Airport (LZC/MMLC), Mexico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Uruapan Airport (UPN/MMPN), Mexico
The Metro II passenger plane, operated by Aero Cuahonte, was destroyed when it struck a high ground after trying to land Uruapan Airport, Mexico. The accident occurred during the third attempt to land, when a go around was flown following an approach to runway 02.
The accident was attributed to the pilot's failure to follow the established go-around procedure correctly. Contributing factors included the adverse weather conditions presumed visual flight in IMC

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Lazaro Cardenas Airport en Uruapan Airport bedraagt 155 km (97 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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