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Crash of a Learjet 25D in Champotón: 2 killed

Date & Time: Dec 19, 2014
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N265TW
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
265
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a flight from Texas and the aircraft was carrying a load of fuel drums according to a Campeche daily newspaper. The Learjet 25D was flying at a very low altitude, maybe in an attempt to land, when it crashed and burned in an open field located in Champotón, some 40 km south of Campeche. Both crew members were killed.