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Crash of a Beechcraft C90A King Air in Cuernavaca: 3 killed

Date & Time: Mar 28, 2022
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N426EM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Acapulco – Cuernavaca
MSN:
LJ-1352
YOM:
1993
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane departed Acapulco-General Juan N. Álvarez Airport on a private flight to Cuernavaca, carrying six passengers and one pilot. On final approach to Cuernavaca Airport runway 20, the airplane crashed on a supermarket located in Temixco, some 2 km short of runway. The pilot and two passengers were killed while four other occupants were injured.

Crash of a Piper PA-61P Aerostar (Ted Smith 601) in Cuernavaca: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jan 4, 1995
Operator:
Registration:
N720EM
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Cuernavaca - Dallas
MSN:
61-0834-8163441
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
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.
Probable cause:
Engine failure on takeoff for unknown reasons.

Crash of a Travel Air 6000 in Huitzilac

Date & Time: Sep 13, 1945 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XA-BKB
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine encountered heavy turbulence and crashed in a field located in Huitzilac. The pilot and all six passengers were injured while the aircraft was written off.