Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 20 May 1997
Time:18:35 CDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic JCOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell 1121B Jet Commander
Operator:private
Registration: N1121F
C/n / msn: 150
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near La Carbonera (   Mexico) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:El Paso International Airport, TX (ELP/KELP), United States of America
Destination airport:Toluca Airport (TLC/MMTO), Mexico
Narrative:
Crashed en route from El Paso, TX to Toluca, Mexico. The plane had climbed to FL410 to navigate around thunderstorm activity.

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from El Paso International Airport, TX to Toluca Airport as the crow flies is 1535 km (959 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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