Date & Time: Oct 31, 1995 at 2050 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Transportes Aéreos de Coahuila - TACSA
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Saltillo - Piedras Negras
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The pilot started the descent to Piedras Negras by night with a limited visibility due to poor weather conditions (drizzle and mist). Too low, the single engine aircraft struck the slope of a hill located 16 km from Piedras Negras Airport. Two passengers were seriously injured while nine other occupants were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain after the pilot decided to continue the descent in below minima weather conditions.