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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185460
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Owner/operator:Aerotécnicos Asociados de México
Registration: XB-RIO
C/n / msn: 44908/691
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:25 km N of Cozumel (CZM), QR -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Cozumel (CZM)
Destination airport:Mexico City (MEX)
Crashed five minutes after take-off. Came from Panamá and unloading cargo of specials. Departed empty. Identity not confirmed, but the only option: (4) only one DC-6 in use, as fate unknown. Ex N37593 United Airlines, to XB-RIO, seen as such 8 May 1974, San Antonio, TX.


ABC (Madrid) 29 January 1976, p93
El Siglo de Torreón 29 January 1976, p10
El Tiempo 31 January 1976, p7A
(4) ATDB

Revision history:

15-Mar-2016 23:03 TB Added
10-Apr-2017 19:17 TB Updated [Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2017 19:19 TB Updated [Source]
02-May-2017 09:45 TB Updated [Operator]
02-May-2017 09:57 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
08-May-2017 18:04 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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