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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10125
Last updated: 21 February 2018
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Date:13-JUN-1973
Time:20:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi MU-2B-20
Owner/operator:Wooley Tool & Manufacturing Company
Registration: N882Q
C/n / msn: 168
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Vado de Cedillos, Guadalupe, Chihuahua -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Midland, Texas (MDD/KMDD)
Destination airport:Long Beach, California (LGB/KLGB)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) June 13 1973 when crashed at Vado de Cedillos, Guadalupe, Chihuahua, Mexico. According to the following extracts from the official NTSB report into the accident: "Aircraft encountered turbulence, stalled, spun in and crashed; aircraft caught fire after impact". The two persons on board (pilot and one passenger) were killed.

The crash investigation was conducted under the jurisdiction of the Government of Mexico. It is not known why the aircraft was in Mexican airspace while en route between Midland, Texas, and Long Beach, California.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: FTW73DQG43 at http://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=86097&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=882Q
3. http://www.baaa-acro.com/1973/archives/crash-of-a-mitsubishi-mu-2-marquise-in-mexico-2-killed/
4. http://onespotter.com/aircraft/fid/892965/N882Q


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
05-Mar-2016 20:58 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2016 20:59 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
05-Mar-2016 20:59 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
05-Mar-2016 21:02 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
21-Oct-2016 14:04 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]

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