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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Datum:Mittwoch 26 Oktober 1955
Zeit:ca 14:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Lineas Aéreas Unidas SA - LAUSA
Kennzeichen: XA-HUH
Werknummer: 20554
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:6 km (3.8 Meilen) von Texcoco (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Poza Rica-Tajin Airport (PAZ/MMPA), Mexiko
Flug nach:Tampico Airport (TAM/MMTM), Mexiko
Forced landing at Ejido de Tequila. The undercarriage and right engine were destroyed.

» El Informador 28 OCT 1955
» El Siglo de Torreón 27 October 1955, p7


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Distance from Poza Rica-Tajin Airport to Tampico Airport as the crow flies is 192 km (120 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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