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Last updated: 27 June 2019
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Date:Tuesday 13 June 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Mexicana
Registration: 6012
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:70 km (43.8 mls) from Compostela (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into Cerro de Buenavista, Nayarit.

Sources:
» El Siglo de Torreon, 15 June 1972, p11


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