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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Date:Saturday 7 August 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20C
Operator:Hansa Jet Corp.
Registration: N888AR
MSN: 33
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:20 km (12.5 mls) WSW of Chilpancingo (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Houston (unknown airport), TX, United States of America
Destination airport:Acapulco-Alvarez International Airport (ACA/MMAA), Mexico
Flew into hill at FL090 in poor weather on descent. The aircraft had been cleared to descend from FL370 to FL190.

The aircraft was owned by the Colonial Alliance Corp. and operated by Hansa Jet Corp.


» Wikileaks Cable: 1976MEXICO10141_b
» The Daily Messenger, August 16, 1977 (p.23)


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