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Tamaulipas

Crash of a Piper PA-31-425P Navajo in Hidalgo: 6 killed

Date & Time: Nov 14, 2014 at 1730 LT
Operator:
Registration:
XB-ZAX
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
San Luis Potosi – Ciudad Victoria – Torreón
MSN:
31P-46
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
En route to Torreón, the pilot encountered poor weather conditions. At the end of the afternoon, while flying over the region of Hidalgo, the twin engine aircraft crashed in a mountainous region and was destroyed. Rescue teams arrived on the scene Saturday morning only and all six occupants were killed, among them two young girls aged 15.

Crash of a Hawker 800XP in Tampico: 3 killed

Date & Time: Oct 27, 2003 at 0808 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XA-ISH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
258036
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:

While approaching Tampico-General Francisco Javier Mina Airport in bad weather conditions, the crew missed the runway and decided to make a left turn at 1,600 feet. Suddenly, the aircraft struck a hill located on the left side of the airport.

Crash of a Learjet 25 in Ciudad Victoria

Date & Time: Oct 26, 2001 at 1930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N715MH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Matamoros-Ciudad Victoria
MSN:
25-132
YOM:
1973
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Douglas DC-9 in Reynosa: 4 killed

Date & Time: Oct 6, 2000 at 1655 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N936ML
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mexico City-Reynosa
MSN:
47501
YOM:
1970
Flight number:
AM250
Country:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
83
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Aircraft flight hours:
74277

Crash of a Learjet 24 in Tampico: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jan 2, 1998 at 2030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
XA-RRK
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Houston-Tampico
MSN:
24-307
YOM:
1975
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3

Crash of a Douglas DC-9 in Tampico

Date & Time: May 14, 1996 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XA-SNR
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Orlando-Cancun
MSN:
45699
YOM:
1965
Flight number:
GRO401
Country:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
43
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Cessna 500 Citation in Ciudad Miguel Aleman: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 25, 1994 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
XA-SMH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Veracruz-Ciudad Miguel Aleman
MSN:
500-0084
YOM:
1973
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2

Crash of a Rockwell Grand Commander 690 in Abasolo: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jan 10, 1991
Operator:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The aircraft (exact type unknown) was completing an illegal flight from Colombia. Apparently, the pilot was trying to land on a ranch property called Las Malvinas when the aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances nar Abasolo. All three occupants were killed and a load of 180 kilos of cocaine was found among the debris.

Crash of a Cessna 401 in Soto la Marina: 8 killed

Date & Time: Aug 29, 1986 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N4082Q
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
401-0182
YOM:
1969
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The left engine failed in flight, forcing the pilot to reduce his altitude and to attempt an emergency landing when the aircraft crashed in a field near Soto la Marina, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed and all eight occupants were killed, among them seven veterinarians.
Probable cause:
Failure of the left engine in flight for unknown reasons.