Date & Time: May 5, 2004 at 1630 LT
Type of aircraft:
Britten-Norman Islander
Registration:
XC-FOE
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Topographic
Survivors:
No
MSN:
2031
YOM:
1981
Country:
Mexico
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:

The crew was performing a geophysical investigation 40 km East of Vallecillos when the aircraft struck a mountain at an altitude of 2,000 meters in the Sierra del Rosario. Both occupants were killed.