Date & Time: Jun 2, 1958 at 2206 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed L-749 Constellation
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Guadalajara – Mexico City
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft took off from Guadalajara Airport on a scheduled flight to Mexico City, carrying 38 passengers and a crew of 7. It did not follow the established climb-out procedure and crashed at approximately 2206 hours local time against La Latilla mountain, approximately 13 km from the radio beacon west of Guadalajara Airport, killing all persons aboard.
The aircraft did not climb out in accordance with previously approved procedures - the provisions of which are set out in the Airports Manual.