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 a Cessna 411 in Mexico: 3 killed

Date & Time: Mar 4, 2011 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XB-LWA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Guadalajara-Mexico City
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo airport, crew informed ATC about technical problems and elected to make an emergency landing. While approaching a pasture, aircraft hit power cables and crashed in flames. Both pilots and two cows in the field were killed. All four passengers were seriously injured (burned) and one of them died three days later.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 in Mexico: 1 killed

Date & Time: Nov 3, 2008 at 1330 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N200JL
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
BB-0127
YOM:
1976
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

While returning from South Pacific, the twin engine aircraft crashed near the Hotel Posada de la Flores, in Punta Chivato, Baja California, Mexico. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.

Crash of a Cessna 421 Golden Eagle in Mexico: 4 killed

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

Crash of a Rockwell Grand Commander 690 in Mexico: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 3, 2005 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N572L
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Aircraft was making an illegal flight from Columbia to the United States with more than one ton of cocaine on board. The aircraft crashed few minutes before landing in a wooded area. All occupants were killed.

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 an IAI Arava 201 in Mexico

Date & Time: Dec 31, 1998
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances somewhere in Mexico while engaged in a fire fighting mission. Occupant's fate unknown. The accident occurred somewhere in 1998, exact date unknown.

Crash of a Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I in Yucatán

Date & Time: May 15, 1988
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XB-CIJ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
10
YOM:
1959
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed upon landing on an airstrip located somewhere in Yucatán. There were no casualties. The accident occurred in May 1988, exact date unknown.

Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander in Mexico

Date & Time: Dec 31, 1987
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XA-MAO
MSN:
2104
YOM:
1985
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances somewhere in Mexico in 1987, exact date unknown.

Crash of a Beechcraft B200 Super King Air in Mexico

Date & Time: Jun 29, 1986
Operator:
Registration:
N551TR
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
MSN:
BB-1033
YOM:
1982
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Stolen at Tomball Airport, Texas, then crashed in unknown circumstances somewhere in North Mexico while engaged in an illegal mission. Occupant fate unknown.