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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 22 October 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 31A
Operator:Grupo Constructor Plata
Registration: XB-GYB
C/n / msn: 31-166
First flight: 1998
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-2
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 4 km W of Apaseo el Alto (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Zacatecas-La Calera Airport (ZCL/MMZC), Mexico
Destination airport:Toluca Airport (TLC/MMTO), Mexico
Narrative:
A Learjet was destroyed when it impacted a field near Apaseo el Alto, Mexico. All four occupants were killed.
According to Mexican media the aircraft involved in the accident was Learjet 31A, XB-GYB.

Sources:
» Periódico Correo, 22-10-2015
» El Financiero, 22-10-2015


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Distance from Zacatecas-La Calera Airport to Toluca Airport as the crow flies is 508 km (318 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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