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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:Tuesday 25 June 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operator:Mexicana de Aviación
Registration: XA-FOW
C/n / msn: 10493
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 47
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Mexico City-Central (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
Destination airport:Los Angeles Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), United States of America
Narrative:
The DC-4 crashed following an in-flight fire.



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Distance from Mexico City International Airport to Los Angeles Airport, CA as the crow flies is 2485 km (1553 miles).

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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