Date & Time: Sep 18, 1996 at 0719 LT
Type of aircraft:
Fairchild C-123 Provider
Krissalan de Aviacion
Bahía Tortugas - Ensenada
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft was completing a cargo flight from Bahía Tortugas to Ensenada, carrying a load of 8 tons of lobsters. At takeoff, the aircraft encountered difficulties to gain height, stalled and crashed, bursting into flames. All five occupants were killed.
It is believed that the crew may have attempted to takeoff with the right engine inoperative. Also, it appears that the total weight of the aircraft was above MTOW.