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Fecha:miércoles 29 enero 1986
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-178
Operador:Aero California
Registración: XA-IOR
Numéro de série: 1547
Año de Construcción: 1936
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Las Lomitas (   México)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Villa Constitucion Airport (VIB), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Los Mochis-Federal Airport (LMM/MMLM), México
An instrument approach to Los Mochis runway 09 was flown despite the fact that the weather was below minima due to fog. The DC-3 went around and the crew elected to divert to Las Lomitas, a small airport nearby which was no longer being used for commercial flights.
The aircraft crashed in the hills near the airport.

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Distance from Villa Constitucion Airport to Los Mochis-Federal Airport as the crow flies is 266 km (166 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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