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Last updated: 22 February 2019
Fecha:miércoles 17 julio 1996
Hora:ca 16:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operado por:Aerolatino
Alquilado a :Trans Caribe
Registración: XA-TCF
Numéro de série: 734
Año de Construcción: 1981
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 16
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Playa del Carmen Airport (PCM) (   México)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Playa del Carmen Airport (PCM), México
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 de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 N942MA
N942MA was sold to Trans Caribe as XA-TCF January 1995 and leased to Aerolatino in April 1996
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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 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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