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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Datum:Freitag 17 September 1999
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Mexicana
Kennzeichen: 3610
Werknummer: 3217
Baujahr: 1959
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:19 km (11.9 Meilen) E of Zempoala (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Santa Lucía Air Base (NLU/MMSM), Mexiko
Flug nach:Santa Lucía Air Base (NLU/MMSM), Mexiko
Crashed during maintenance test flight out of Santa Lucia Air Base. The airplane impacted the side of Cerro La Paila while flying in clouds at 2865 m.

» El Siglo de Torreon 19 September 1999, p.20
» El Siglo de Torreon 20 September 1999, p.3


photo of Lockheed-C-130A-Hercules-57-0510
accident date: 17-09-1999
type: Lockheed C-130A Hercules
registration: 57-0510


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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