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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 10 April 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-3 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Aerovias Rojas
Kennzeichen: XA-GEV
Werknummer: 7339
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Villa del Carbon (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Aguascalientes Airport (AGU/MMAS), Mexiko
Flug nach:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexiko
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a wooded area while on the inaugurating service from Aguascalientes to Mexico City.



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Distance from Aguascalientes Airport to Mexico City International Airport as the crow flies is 419 km (262 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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