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Datum:Freitag 20 April 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Howard 250
Fluggesellschaft:South Central Aviation
Kennzeichen: N48RM
Werknummer: 18-2282
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Tampico Airport (TAM) (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Belize City (unknown airport), Belize
Flug nach:Tampico Airport (TAM/MMTM), Mexiko
A Howard 250 airplane, a converted Lockheed 18 Lodestar, was destroyed when it crashed shortly before landing at Tampico Airport (TAM), Mexico. This was a planned stop en route from Belize City to
McAllen-Miller International Airport, TX (MFE).
The airplane was carrying a load of cigarettes.

» El Siglo de Torreon 21 April 1979, p13


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