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Last updated: 11 December 2018
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:sábado 8 julio 2000
Hora:ca 19:50
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic JS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace 3201 Jetstream 32EP
Operador:Aerocaribe
Registración: N912FJ
Numéro de série: 912
Año de Construcción: 1990-10-23 (9 years 9 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:8700
Ciclos:10300
Motores: 2 Garrett TPE331-12UAR-704H
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Chulum Juarez (   México)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tuxtla Gutiérrez Airport (TGZ/MMTG), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Villahermosa-Capitan Carlos Perez Airport (VSA/MMVA), México
Número de Vuelo:7831
Descripción:
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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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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