Country
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Coahuila

Crash of a Rockwell Gulfstream 695A Jetprop 1000 near San Rafael: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 13, 1988
Operator:
Registration:
HK-3390
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
695-96047
YOM:
1982
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft departed Bogotá-Guaymaral Airport on an illegal flight to the US via Mexico, carrying one passenger and two pilots. In unknown circumstances, the aircraft crashed in a desert area located near the village of San Rafael, Coahuila. The aircraft was destroyed and all three occupants were killed. On board was found a load of 780 kilos of cocaine. At the time of the accident, the registration on the aircraft was XC-NCL while its real registration was HK-3390.

Crash of a Douglas DC-3-277B near Saltillo: 8 killed

Date & Time: Oct 10, 1949 at 1315 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
XA-HOU
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Mexico City – Piedras Negras
MSN:
2208
YOM:
1940
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
En route to Piedras Negras, the aircraft hit the slope of a mountain located in the Sierra de Ovallos, near Saltillo. All eight occupants were killed.

Crash of a Douglas C-47B-1-DL Skytrain near El Bonito: 9 killed

Date & Time: Feb 28, 1949
Operator:
Registration:
43-16256
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
El paso – San Antonio
MSN:
20722
YOM:
1944
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
En route, the crew encountered poor weather conditions and a reduced visibility due to fog. The aircraft went off track and hit a mountain located near El Bonito, about 75 miles southwest of Del Rio. All nine occupants were killed.