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Last updated: 17 October 2019
Datum:Mittwoch 17 Juli 1996
Zeit:ca 16:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Betrieben durch:Aerolatino
Gemietet von :Trans Caribe
Kennzeichen: XA-TCF
Werknummer: 734
Baujahr: 1981
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Playa del Carmen Airport (PCM) (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexiko
Flug nach:Playa del Carmen Airport (PCM), Mexiko
The Twin Otter undershot the runway by 40 m and came to rest in a wooded area.

» Scramble 208
» Manila Standard - Jul 19, 1996


photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-N942MA
accident date: 17-07-1996
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: N942MA

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 Cancún Airport to Playa del Carmen Airport as the crow flies is 50 km (31 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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