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Last updated: 10 December 2019
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Fecha:domingo 25 enero 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-2
Operador:Comisión Federal de Electricidad - CFE
Registración: XC-DOK
Numéro de série: 71
Año de Construcción: 1948
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 16
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 6 km E of Poza Rica-Tajin Airport (PAZ) (   México)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Poza Rica-Tajin Airport (PAZ/MMPA), México
Descripción:
Crashed into La Vega Hill. The aircraft carried journalists who were reporting on the Mexican presidential campaign.

Fuentes:
» Toledo Blade - Jan 25, 1970


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Distance from Mexico City International Airport to Poza Rica-Tajin Airport as the crow flies is 211 km (132 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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Convair CV-240

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  • 46th loss
  • 22nd accidente fatal
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