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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Datum:Samstag 8 Juli 2000
Zeit:ca 19:50
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic JS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace 3201 Jetstream 32EP
Kennzeichen: N912FJ
Werknummer: 912
Baujahr: 1990-10-23 (9 years 9 months)
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:10300
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331-12UAR-704H
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Chulum Juarez (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tuxtla Gutiérrez Airport (TGZ/MMTG), Mexiko
Flug nach:Villahermosa-Capitan Carlos Perez Airport (VSA/MMVA), Mexiko
The British Aerospace Jetstream 32, N912FJ, operating as Aerocaribe Flight 7831, was destroyed upon impact with mountainous terrain while maneuvering around severe weather near Chulum Juarez, State of Chiapas, Mexico. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed near the accident site at the time of the accident. An instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan was filed and an IFR clearance was received for the 80-nautical mile flight from the Tuxla-Gutierrez Airport (TGZ) to Villahermosa Airport (VSA).



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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 Tuxtla Gutiérrez Airport to Villahermosa-Capitan Carlos Perez Airport as the crow flies is 147 km (92 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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