Date & Time: Oct 6, 2010 at 0800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 501 Citation I
Registration:
XA-TKY
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Minatitlan - Veracruz
MSN:
501-0029
YOM:
1977
Country:
Mexico
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
6
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Minatitlan Airport, bound to Veracruz, aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea, off Coatzacoalcos. Few debris were found a day later. All eight occupants were killed. To date, worst crash involving a Cessna 501.