Date & Time: Mar 5, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Ford 5
Operator:
Registration:
XA-BCW
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mexico City – Chetumal
MSN:
5-AT-045
YOM:
26
Country:
Mexico
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, while flying over the State of Veracruz, pilots encountered very bad weather with heavy rain falls. Due to poor visibility, the captain decide to reduce his altitude and attempted an emergency landing when the three engine aircraft crashed in a wooded area located near San Martín. While all 12 occupants were uninjured, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.