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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Datum:woensdag 16 september 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic ARVA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI Arava 201
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Fuerza Aérea Mexicana
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:binnen Chiapas state (   Mexico)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
The Arava was flying emergency supplies to the coastal state of Chiapas when it attempted to land on a provisional runway near the 147 kilometer point on the Tonalá-Tapachula highway. The right wing collided with the side of the highway, causing the plane to crash. Three of the planes occupants were injured.
One soldier on ground was injured while he extinguishing a fire in one of the engines and dragging the captain out of the cockpit.

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