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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Date:Saturday 20 December 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Aerolineas California Pacifico - ACAPSA
Registration: XA-CUC
MSN: 7377
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Guerrero Negro (   Mexico)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Guerrero Negro Airport (GUB/MMGR), Mexico
Destination airport:Isla de Cedros Airport (MMCD), Mexico
Crashed on a flight to Isla de Cedros.

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photo of Douglas-C-47-XA-CUC
accident date: 20-12-1997
type: Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
registration: XA-CUC

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 Guerrero Negro Airport to Isla de Cedros Airport as the crow flies is 114 km (71 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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