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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Fecha:sábado 23 septiembre 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-228C
Operador:Mexicana de Aviación
Registración: XA-CAO
Numéro de série: 2231
Año de Construcción: 1940
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 17
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:cerca Tlanalapa, Hidalgo (   México)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mérida-Rejon Airport (MID/MMMD), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), México
Found crashed on timber mill two days later. Four crew and 17 passengers. One occupant killed and ten injured.

» El Siglo de Torreón 25 September 1944, p1+6
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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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