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Last updated: 7 March 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 21 Februar 2021
Zeit:09:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 45XR
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Mexicana
Kennzeichen: 3912
Werknummer: 45-325
Baujahr: 2007
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Xalapa Airport (JAL) (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Xalapa-El Lencero Airport (JAL/MMJA), Mexiko
Flug nach:Villahermosa-Capitan Carlos Perez Airport (VSA/MMVA), Mexiko
Unfallbericht:
A Learjet 45XR operated by the Mexican Air Force, crashed near Xalapa Airport, Mexico, and burst into flames. All six on board suffered fatal injuries.
Flight tracking website Flightaware shows the aircraft arrived at Xalapa Airport at 09:05 hours local time after a flight from Mexico City. The Mexican Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional reported that the accident occurred at 09:45 after takeoff.

Informationsquelle:
» SEDENA press release


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Distance from Xalapa-El Lencero Airport to Villahermosa-Capitan Carlos Perez Airport as the crow flies is 448 km (280 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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