Crash of a Piper PA-61P Aerostar (Ted Smith 601) in Cuernavaca: 2 killed
Date & Time: Jan 4, 1995
Cuernavaca - Dallas
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff, one of the engine failed. The pilot elected to make an emergency landing when the aircraft crashed near the runway end. Both occupants were killed, among them Eduardo Mata, Mexican conductor and composer. He was accompanied by Marina Anaya and was en route to Dallas, TX.
Engine failure on takeoff for unknown reasons.