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Quintana Roo

Crash of a BAe 125-700A in San Pedro de Peralta: 1 killed

Date & Time: Mar 10, 2019
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N18BA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The aircraft was engaged in an illegal mission, carrying a load of 200 kg of cocaine. En route, the crew apparently encountered an unexpected situation and was forced to attempt an emergency landing when the airplane crashed in a wooded area located near San Pedro de Peralta. A pilot was killed while the second was seriously injured. The registration is apparently fake.

Crash of a Cessna 207 Skywagon near Playa del Carmen

Date & Time: Dec 21, 2017 at 0930 LT
Operator:
Registration:
XA-UHL
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Playa del Carmen – Chichén Itzá
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Playa del Carmen, the single engine aircraft crashed into a jungle located in Calica, few km from the airfield. The pilot and all four passengers, a British family on holidays, were uninjured. The tail separated from the fuselage and the aircraft is written off.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Felipe Carrillo Puerto: 9 killed

Date & Time: Jun 14, 2010 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
XA-TWK
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Felipe Carrillo Puerto-Chetumal
MSN:
208-0992
YOM:
2002
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:

Single engine aircraft crashed shortly after take off bound for Chetumal. All nine occupants were killed. They were employees of Roberto Borge, candidate to the Governor election in Quintana Roo State.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Punta Pájaros

Date & Time: Oct 30, 2006 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XA-UBL
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cancún - Punta Pájaros
MSN:
208-1042
YOM:
2004
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Punta Pájaros in poor weather conditions, crew decided to perform a go around. While trying to gain height, single engine aircraft hit bushes and crashed into a lagoon. All occupants were evacuated and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. At the time of the accident, a storm was in the area.

Crash of a Learjet 35 in Cancun

Date & Time: Aug 14, 2003 at 2222 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N403FW
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Fort Lauderdale-Cancun
MSN:
35-403
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
7950
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing an ambulance flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Cancun, Mexico, with a team of three doctors on board and a crew of two. Pilots started descent to Cancun on ILS runway 12 by night. For unknown reasons, the aircraft landed with its undercarriage retracted and slid for approximately 4,000 feet before coming to rest. Nobody was injured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Grumman G-64 Albatross in Chetumal: 3 killed

Date & Time: Apr 14, 2003 at 1830 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N7026Y
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Tulum-Chetumal
MSN:
137921
YOM:
1954
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The airplane had been cleared to land on runway 10 when it rolled and nosed over during the turn from left base to final approach. It came to rest 4 miles from runway threshold. A post-impact fire consumed the airframe.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter in Playa del Carmen: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jul 17, 1996 at 1630 LT
Operator:
Registration:
XA-TCF
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cozumel-Playa del Carmen
MSN:
734
YOM:
1980
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
16
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1

Crash of a Britten-Norman Trislander in Playa del Carmen: 6 killed

Date & Time: May 5, 1989 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XA-JPE
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Chichen Itza-Cozumel
MSN:
1051
YOM:
1977
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
17
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6