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Last updated: 5 December 2020
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Fecha:martes 8 marzo 1955
Hora:13:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-228D
Operador:Mexicana de Aviación
Registración: XA-DIK
Numéro de série: 3292
Año de Construcción: 1941
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Total:Fatalidades: 26 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:20 km (12.5 milles) WNW of Talpa de Allende Airport (   México)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport (PVR/MMPR), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Talpa de Allende Airport, México
Número de Vuelo:MX591
Descripción:
Crashed in the cerro del Cabre mountain range, some 20 km from the destination Talpa.
The airplane operated on a domestic flight from Puerto Vallarta to Talpa, Mascota and Guadalajara, Mexico.

Fuentes:
» El Informador 9 March 1955
» El Siglo de Torreón


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Distance from Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport to Talpa de Allende Airport as the crow flies is 56 km (35 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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