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Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:samedi 26 août 2000
Heure:02:45
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic BE30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 300 Super King Air
Compagnie:Procuraduría General de la República - PGR
Immatriculation: XC-AA72
Numéro de série: FA-87
Année de Fabrication: 1986
Heures de vol:3125
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Total:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:14,3 km (8.9 milles) NW of Ensenada Airport (ESE) (   Mexique)
Élévation des lieux de l'accident: 320 m (1050 feet) amsl
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Affaires
Aéroport de départ:Hermosillo-Gen Pesqueira Garcia Airport (HMO/MMHO), Mexique
Aéroport de destination:Ensenada Airport (ESE/MMES), Mexique
Détails:
A Beechcraft 300 Super King Air crashed near Ensenada while being operated by the Mexican Attorney General's Office to pick up a person who was facing charges of being part of the Tijuana drug cartel.
The flight departed Hermosillo at 01:21 hours local time at night. The pilot contacted the controller at Ensenada Tower when it was 28 miles out. The flight next reported when it was overhead at 5000 feet. The pilots would initiate a descent at the NDB, towards runway 11. This was the last contact with the aircraft.
The airplane was found on August 28 in a mountainous area at an elevation of 1050 feet.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause: "Controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) during the turn for the final approach, in night conditions, towards an airport of daytime operations only, as established in the aeronautic information manual (AIP)."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: SCT Mexico
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 153 days (5 months)
Accident number: 068/00
Download report: Final report
Language: Spanish

Sources:
» Scramble 257
» Procuraduría General de la República (PGR)


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Hermosillo-Gen Pesqueira Garcia Airport et Ensenada Airport est de 607 km (380 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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