Date & Time: Mar 18, 1999 at 0930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Rockwell Shrike Commander 500
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine aircraft departed Terán AFB in Tuxtla Gutiérrez at 0915LT on a liaison flight, carrying three passengers and two pilots. About 15 minutes later, the aircraft struck the slope of Mt Tzontehuitz located about 12 km northeast of San Cristóbal de Las Casas. All five occupants were killed.