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Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 26 February 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic ARVA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI Arava 201
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Mexicana
Registration: 2001
C/n / msn: 005
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near San José del Llano, Sinaola (   Mexico)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Badiraguato Airport, Mexico
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed. Newspaper reports indicate the accident happened near San José del Llano, close to a military airstrip in the Badiraguato Municipality.
It is unclear if the airplane departed from the airstrip at the city of Badiraguato or at one of the two airstrips located 4,5 and 6,5 km further north.

Sources:
» Scramble
» El Informador
» El Siglo de Torreon 27 February 1993, p.22


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