Accident Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3) XA-GUN,
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Date:Thursday 25 March 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Aeronaves de México
Registration: XA-GUN
MSN: 7358
Year of manufacture:1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:16 km N of Monterrey -   Mexico
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mazatlán Airport (MZT/MMMZ)
Destination airport:Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte (NTR/MMAN)
Struck the Friars Peak while waiting for a permission to land.


Diario de Colima 27 March 1954, p1
Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 59)


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