Date & Time: Sep 14, 2008 at 1318 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 421 Golden Eagle
Registration:
N7560Q
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Site:
Desert
Schedule:
El Paso-Presidio
MSN:
421-0346
YOM:
1973
Country:
Mexico
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:

The aircraft and its occupants were performing a survey flight from El Paso to Presidio under the IBWC - International Boundary & Water Commission. During flight and in unknown circumstances, the twin engine aircraft crashed in a desertic region located in the mexican State of Chihuahua, 10 km from US Border. All four occupants were killed. They should make the surveillance of the Rio Grande river after the release of a dam located upstream from El Paso. Accident caused by CFIT.