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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Fecha:jueves 25 marzo 1954
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Operador:Aeronaves de México
Registración: XA-GUN
Numéro de série: 7358
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:16 km (10 milles) N of Monterrey (   México)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mazatlán Airport (MZT/MMMZ), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte (NTR/MMAN), México
Struck the Friars Peak while waiting for a permission to land.

» Diario de Colima 27 March 1954, p1
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 59)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mazatlán Airport to Monterrey-Aeropuerto Del Norte as the crow flies is 676 km (422 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 3192nd loss
  • 1166th accidente fatal
  • 172nd worst accident (a la hora)
  • 287th worst accident (actualmente)
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  • 3rd worst accident (a la hora)
  • 24th worst accident (actualmente)
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