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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Datum:dinsdag 20 mei 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic JCOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell 1121B Jet Commander
Registratie: N1121F
Constructienummer: 150
Motoren: 2 General Electric CJ610-5
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij La Carbonera (   Mexico)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:El Paso International Airport, TX (ELP/KELP), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Toluca Airport (TLC/MMTO), Mexico
Crashed en route from El Paso, Texas, USA to Toluca, Mexico. The plane had climbed to FL410 to navigate around thunderstorm activity.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause: "Loss of control of the aircraft during cruise flight, when penetrating into a turbulent zone (cb's), causing an accelerated descent to the ground."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: SCT Mexico
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 87 days (3 months)
Accident number: 052/97
Download report: Final report



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen El Paso International Airport, TX en Toluca Airport bedraagt 1535 km (959 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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