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Last updated: 23 February 2020
Date:Tuesday 30 April 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 300 Super King Air
Operator:Procuraduría General de la República (PGR)
Registration: XC-LMV
C/n / msn: FA-83
First flight: 1986
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) from Zacatecas (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Zacatecas-La Calera Airport (ZCL/MMZC), Mexico
Destination airport:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
A Beechcraft 300 Super King Air turboprop plane, operated by the Office of the Mexican Attorney-General, crashed shortly after takeoff from Zacatecas-La Calera Airport (ZCL), Mexico. All six occupants were killed.

» Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) press release
» Zacetas Online


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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 Zacatecas-La Calera Airport to Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport as the crow flies is 534 km (334 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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