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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Fecha:miércoles 18 septiembre 1996
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Operador:Krissalan de Aviacion
Registración: XA-SNB
Numéro de série: 20126
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Bahía Tortugas Airfield (   México)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bahía Tortugas Airfield, México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ensenada Airport (ESE/MMES), México
A Fairchild C-123K Provider transport plane crashed during takeoff from Bahía Tortugas Airfield, Mexico. All five aboard were killed. The aircraft was carrying seven and a half tons of lobster and four businessmen to Ensenada.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause: Take-off without sufficient speed to acquire the required lift.
Contibutory factors:
- right engine possibly inoperative at takeoff.
- possible excessive weight at take-off.

» Werner Fischdick
» El Informador, 19-9-1996
» DGAC Mexico Summary report 098/96


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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 Bahía Tortugas Airfield to Ensenada Airport as the crow flies is 480 km (300 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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