Narrative:Flew into the side of the Cerro de las Mitras mountain while approaching Monterrey (NTR) in conditions of rain and fog.
|Date:||Friday 16 May 1997|
|Type:||Rockwell Sabreliner 40|
|C/n / msn:|| 265-15|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||22 km (13.8 mls) SW of Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte (NTR) (Mexico)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||San Luis Potosí Airport (SLP/MMSP), Mexico|
|Destination airport:||Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte (NTR/MMAN), Mexico|
» ICAO File : 97001510
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Distance from San Luis Potosí Airport to Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte as the crow flies is 405 km (253 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.