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Datum:Dienstag 24 Dezember 2019
Zeit:ca 07:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Calafia Airlines
Kennzeichen: XA-TWN
Werknummer: 208B0931
Baujahr: 2003
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Tastiota (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Hermosillo-Gen Pesqueira Garcia Airport (HMO/MMHO), Mexiko
Flug nach:Guerrero Negro Airport (GUB/MMGR), Mexiko
Calafia Airlines flight A7872, took off from Hermosillo, Mexico, at around 07:00 LT (GMT-7) in the direction of Guerrero Negro Airport, where it should have landed at 08:10 LT (GMT-7).
After takeoff, flying over the Sea of Cortez approximately 89 kilometers (48 nautical miles) from the departure airport, contact with the aircraft was lost. The aircraft was later found to have crashed on a hillside at the coast, some 80 kilometers from Hermosillo.



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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 Hermosillo-Gen Pesqueira Garcia Airport to Guerrero Negro Airport as the crow flies is 312 km (195 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Cessna 208

  • 2800+ built
  • 244th loss
  • 132nd Fataler Unfall
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