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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Datum:dinsdag 24 december 1957
Type:Lascurain No.4 Aura
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ángel Lascuráin y Osio
Registratie: XB-ZEU
Bouwjaar: 1957
Aantal vlieguren:16
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Mexico City International Airport (MEX) (   Mexico)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Test
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
The Lascurain No.4 Aura prototype was being operated on a test flight by pilot Carlos Castillo Segura (35). He was accompanied by the designer and builder of the aircraft, Ángel Lascuráin y Osio (76).
After takeoff both engines failed. The air pilot attempted to return to the airfield but the landing gear hit a ditch and the aircraft impacted terrain inverted.



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