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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 19 April 2014
Time:19:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125-700A
Operator:Líneas Aéreas Comerciales, SA - LACSA
Registration: XA-UKR
C/n / msn: 257191
First flight: 1982
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 km (0.6 mls) N of Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International Airport (SLW) (   Mexico)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cozumel Airport (CZM/MMCZ), Mexico
Destination airport:Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International Airport (SLW/MMIO), Mexico
Narrative:
A BAe-125 corporate jet was destroyed in an accident at Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. All eight on board suffered fatal injuries.
The airplane crashed into an industrial park while on approach to runway 17 at Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International Airport (SLW). Visibility at the time of the accident was about 800 m (1/2 mile) in fog with an overcast at 200 feet above ground level.

Sources:
» zocalo.com.mx
» milenio.com

METAR Weather report:
00:40 UTC / 19:40 local time:
MMIO 200040Z 03008KT 1/2SM FG OVC002 15/11 A3017 RMK 8/7//


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Distance from Cozumel Airport to Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International Airport as the crow flies is 1528 km (955 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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