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Last updated: 18 June 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 3 November 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Servicios Aéreos Martinez Leon
Kennzeichen: XA-FUA
Werknummer: 388
Baujahr: 1974-01-31 (3 years 9 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe San Cristóbal de las Casas Airport (SZT) (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Palenque Airport (PQM/MMPQ), Mexiko
Flug nach:San Cristóbal de las Casas Airport (SZT/MMSC), Mexiko
Crashed and burned on approach. The airplane carried officials of the National Indian Institute.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Palenque Airport to San Cristóbal de las Casas Airport as the crow flies is 110 km (68 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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