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Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Fecha:sábado 24 diciembre 1966
Hora:04:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-8-51
Operador:Aeronaves de México
Registración: XA-NUS
Numéro de série: 45633/162
Año de Construcción: 1962
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 99
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 109
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Lake Texcoco (   México)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), México
Descripción:
Crash landed on the dry Texcoco Lake while approaching Mexico City.

Fuentes:
» El Siglo de Torreón, 25-12-1966


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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport as the crow flies is 3342 km (2089 miles).

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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