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Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Datum:Samstag 23 September 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-228C
Fluggesellschaft:Mexicana de Aviación
Kennzeichen: XA-CAO
Werknummer: 2231
Baujahr: 1940
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:nahe Tlanalapa, Hidalgo (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mérida-Rejon Airport (MID/MMMD), Mexiko
Flug nach:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexiko
Unfallbericht:
Found crashed on timber mill two days later. Four crew and 17 passengers. One occupant killed and ten injured.

Informationsquelle:
» El Siglo de Torreón 25 September 1944, p1+6
» El Siglo de Torreón 26 September 1944, p1+5
» Noticias de Hoy - September 27, 1944


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Distance from Mérida-Rejon Airport to Mexico City International Airport as the crow flies is 991 km (619 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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