Narrative:Crashed en route from El Paso, TX to Toluca, Mexico. The plane had climbed to FL410 to navigate around thunderstorm activity.
|Date:||Tuesday 20 May 1997|
Rockwell 1121B Jet Commander
|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)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||El Paso International Airport, TX (ELP/KELP), United States of America|
|Destination airport:||Toluca Airport (TLC/MMTO), Mexico|
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 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.