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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Date:Sunday 28 July 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-228C
Operator:Mexicana de Aviación
Registration: XA-DEE
MSN: 2196
First flight: 1940
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mexico City (   Mexico)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Overnight work was being accomplished on the fuel system. The fuel ignited and a subsequent fire destroyed the fuselage.


photo of Douglas-DC-3A-228C-XA-DEE
accident date: 28-07-1946
type: Douglas DC-3A-228C
registration: XA-DEE
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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