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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 25 Januar 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-2
Fluggesellschaft:Comisión Federal de Electricidad - CFE
Kennzeichen: XC-DOK
Werknummer: 71
Baujahr: 1948
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 6 km E of Poza Rica-Tajin Airport (PAZ) (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexiko
Flug nach:Poza Rica-Tajin Airport (PAZ/MMPA), Mexiko
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into La Vega Hill. The aircraft carried journalists who were reporting on the Mexican presidential campaign.

Informationsquelle:
» Toledo Blade - Jan 25, 1970


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Distance from Mexico City International Airport to Poza Rica-Tajin Airport as the crow flies is 211 km (132 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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Convair CV-240

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