ASN Aircraft accident Hawker Siddeley HS-748-259 Srs. 2A XA-SAB Acapulco International Airport (ACA)
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Date:Saturday 28 July 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-259 Srs. 2A
Operator:SAESA - Servicios Aéreos Especiales SA
Registration: XA-SAB
MSN: 1673
First flight: 1970
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Acapulco International Airport (ACA) (   Mexico)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Acapulco-Alvarez International Airport (ACA/MMAA), Mexico
Destination airport:Acapulco-Alvarez International Airport (ACA/MMAA), Mexico
The aircraft was engaged in a training flight at Acapulco International Airport, Mexico. While perming touch and goes on runway 10/28, the aircraft barely gained height. It came down near a ranch at 1,5 km from the runway. The two pilots and instructor suffered serious injuries.

» El Informador 29 July 1973, p7A


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