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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44918
Last updated: 12 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182
Registration: XB-MIR
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sierra de San Miguelito, SLP -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Departure airport:San Luis Potosí (MSLP), SLP (08:00)
Destination airport:Uruapan, MIC
On March 6, 2004 at 0815 central standard time, a Cessna 182 single-engine airplane, Mexican registration XB-MIR, was destroyed following a collision with mountainous terrain during cruise flight near San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The commercial pilot and 3 passengers were fatally injured. The flight originated from the San Luis Potosi Airport approximately 0800 and was destined for Uruapan, State of Michoacan, in the Republic of Mexico. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the personal flight for which a visual flight rules (VFR) flight plan was filed.

The wreckage of the airplane was located about 8 hours after the accident on the San Miguelito Mountain, located on the 182-degree radial from the San Luis Potosi VOR, for 14 nautical miles. There was no fire.

El Informador 8 March 2004, p11A (Cessna 206)

Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
20-Apr-2018 16:31 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Apr-2018 16:32 TB Updated [Narrative]

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