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Last updated: 15 September 2019
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 24 Februar 2005
Zeit:ca 15:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic WW24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI 1124 Westwind
Fluggesellschaft:Gobierno del Estado de Colima
Kennzeichen: XC-COL
Werknummer: 279
Baujahr: 1979
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TFE731-3-1G
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Sapotito (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Toluca Airport (TLC/MMTO), Mexiko
Flug nach:Colima Airport (CLQ/MMIA), Mexiko
Unfallbericht:
The IAI Westwind jet departed Toluca (TLC) at 15:16 for a flight to Colima (CLQ), carrying a.o. the governor of the western Mexican state of Colima, Gustavo Vázquez Montes. Some 18 minutes after takeoff, the pilot radioed that he had some problems and that they were diverting to Morelia Airport (MLM). A descent from FL160 was initiated on radial 160 of the Morelia VOR. The aircraft then disappeared from radar and was later found to have crashed in a mountainous area.

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Distance from Toluca Airport to Colima Airport as the crow flies is 419 km (262 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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IAI 1124

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