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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163734
Last updated: 1 November 2020
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Date:05-FEB-2014
Time:4:18pm Local
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20K 231
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: XB-CNA
C/n / msn: 25-0037
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 km E of Eden, Jalisco -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Puerto Vallarta Airport (MMPR)
Destination airport:Chamela Airport (MX21)
Narrative:
The plane crashed before it reached its first stopover of Chamela, and was damaged beyond repair, killing the two occupants. A prominent member of the Aspen Art Museum was among the dead.

Pilot with more than 17,000 flying hours and 40 years of experience. ATC lost radar contact at 4:18pm Vallarta time, issued emergency protocol at 4:20pm.

Sources:

https://www.aspentimes.com/news/aspen-resident-frances-dittmer-killed-in-plane-crash-in-mexico/utm_source=swift_rss&utm_section=News
http://www.milenio.com/policia/Buscan-avioneta-Ejercito_0_240575997.html
http://www.fsmex.com/foros/showthread.php?p=580338

http://elbiplano.com/Mooney


Images:

Photo of XB-CNA courtesy AirHistory.net


Winnipeg - James Armstrong Richardson International (CYWG / YWG)
25 July 1995; (c) Tim Martin

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Feb-2014 06:21 Alexander Wyche Added
07-Feb-2014 06:22 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Plane category]
07-Feb-2014 15:08 Anon. Updated [Cn]
07-Feb-2014 19:23 Geno Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source]
07-Feb-2014 19:37 Geno Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source]
09-Feb-2014 09:52 franciscomex Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative]

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