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Date:12-JAN-1969
Time:10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 18
Owner/operator:Aero Laguna
Registration: XB-ROI
C/n / msn: AF-859
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Comarca Lagunera -   Mexico
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with AT-6 XB-DUA during photo flight and crashed at 'Francisco Zarco' dam. Seven filmmakers and two pilots died.

Sources:

El Siglo de Torreón 13 January 1969, p1+8
The Winnipeg Evening Tribune 24 January 1969, p31


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Revision history:

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05-Aug-2015 10:00 TB Added
02-Feb-2018 15:24 TB Updated [Source]

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