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Crash of a Learjet 45XR in Xalapa: 6 killed

Date & Time: Feb 21, 2021 at 0945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
3912
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Xalapa – Villahermosa
MSN:
45-325
YOM:
2007
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll from runway 26 at Xalapa Airport, the aircraft was unable to rotate for unknown reasons. It struck a small berm located at the end of the concrete area, flew over trees and crashed in a field about 120 metres further, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and all six occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 414 near Xalapa: 2 killed

Date & Time: Nov 18, 2013 at 1120 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XB-NPH
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Monterrey - Xalapa
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft departed Monterrey-Del Norte Airport at 0820LT on a flight to Xalapa-El Lencero Airport, Veracruz. While cruising in marginal weather conditions, the airplane crashed in the Sierra Madre Oriental, near the summit of Mirador. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and both occupants were killed.