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Last updated: 15 May 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 31 August 1988
Zeit:ca 10:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Fluggesellschaft:Transporte Aéreo Federal
Kennzeichen: XC-COX
Werknummer: 110192
Baujahr: 1978
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 15 km from Arteaga (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Uruapan Airport (UPN/MMPN), Mexiko
Flug nach:Lázaro Cárdenas Airport (LZC/MMLC), Mexiko
Flugnummer: 291
Weather was poor as the airplane flew into the side of a mountain in the Sierra Madre.

» El Informador 1.9.1988


photo of Embraer-EMB-110P1-Bandeirante-XC-COX
accident date: 31-08-1988
type: Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
registration: XC-COX

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 Uruapan Airport to Lázaro Cárdenas Airport as the crow flies is 155 km (97 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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