Date & Time: May 21, 1981 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Convair CV-440 Metropolitan
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Puerto Escondido - Oaxaca
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While cruising at an altitude of 8,867 feet on a flight from Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca de Juárez, the airplane struck the slope of Mt Pinarete. The wreckage was found few hours later and all 24 occupants were killed. At the time of the accident, the cloud base was reported at 10,000 feet.
Controlled flight into terrain.