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Last updated: 20 January 2022
Fecha:miércoles 26 octubre 1955
Hora:ca 14:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
Operador:Lineas Aéreas Unidas SA - LAUSA
Registración: XA-HUH
Numéro de série: 20554
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:6 km (3.8 milles) de Texcoco (   México)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Poza Rica-Tajin Airport (PAZ/MMPA), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tampico Airport (TAM/MMTM), México
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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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
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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