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Crash of a Learjet 25B in Toluca: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 17, 2017 at 1526 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XA-VMC
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Toluca - Durango
MSN:
25-114
YOM:
1973
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Less than one minute after takeoff from runway 15 at Toluca-Licendiado Adolfo López Mateos Airport, while climbing, the twin engine airplane went out of control and crashed in flames in a wasteland located about 200 meters past the runway end. The aircraft was destroyed upon impact and a fire erupted. Both crew members were killed.

Crash of a Learjet 31A in La Tinaja: 4 killed

Date & Time: Oct 22, 2015 at 1700 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XB-GYB
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Zacatecas – Toluca
MSN:
31-166
YOM:
1998
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The aircraft departed Zacatecas-La Calera Airport at 1620LT bound for Toluca, with two businessmen and two pilots on board. Around 1700LT, while in cruising altitude, the aircraft went out of control, dove into the ground and disintegrated in an open field. All four occupants were killed.

Crash of a Learjet 25 near Iturbide: 7 killed

Date & Time: Dec 9, 2012 at 0440 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N345MC
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Monterrey - Toluca
MSN:
25-046
YOM:
1969
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
Aircraft left Monterrey Airport in the night, bound for Toluca, with five passengers and a crew of two on board. While cruising at 28,000 feet, aircraft went out of control, dove into the ground and crashed in a mountainous region located near Iturbide, in the south part of the Parque Natural Sierra de Arteaga, some 100 km south of Monterrey. Debris of the aircraft were found on an area of approximately 300 metres and all seven occupants were killed, among them the American-Mexican singer Dolores Jenney Rivera, aged 43. She was accompanied with her impresario and members of her team. They left Monterrey after she gave a concert and they should go in Toluca to take part to a TV show.

Crash of an IAI-1124 Westwind in Mexico: 7 killed

Date & Time: Feb 24, 2005 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
XC-COL
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Toluca-Colima
MSN:
279
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:

18 minutes after takeoff from Toluca airport, while cruising at 16'000 feet, the crew informed ATC about technical problems and decided to divert to Morelia airport. Few minutes later, the aircraft struck a mountain and was destroyed upon impact. All occupant were killed. Among them was Gustavo Vazquez Montes, Governor of the State of Colima, owner of the aircraft.

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 685 in Toluca: 2 killed

Date & Time: Feb 11, 2005 at 2110 LT
Operator:
Registration:
XB-PRS
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Cancun-Toluca
MSN:
12050
YOM:
1973
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:

The aircraft crashed in a residential area shortly before landing at Toluca-Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos airport, Mexico. Both passengers were killed while the pilot was injured. Too low approach for unknown reasons.

Crash of a Cessna 402 in Tecalitlan: 8 killed

Date & Time: Sep 13, 2003 at 1830 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XB-FTA
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Toluca-Colima
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:

While flying at 8,400 feet in bad weather, the twin engine aircraft hit a mountain side in poor visibility. The pilot was flying under VFR in IMC.

Crash of a Learjet 35 in Tepic: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jun 22, 1995 at 2230 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
XA-SWF
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Ciudad Obregon-Toluca
MSN:
35-391
YOM:
1981
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2