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Crash of a Learjet 45XR in Xalapa: 6 killed

Date & Time: Feb 21, 2021 at 0945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
3912
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Xalapa – Villahermosa
MSN:
45-325
YOM:
2007
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll from runway 26 at Xalapa Airport, the aircraft was unable to rotate for unknown reasons. It struck a small berm located at the end of the concrete area, flew over trees and crashed in a field about 120 metres further, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and all six occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 414 in State of Veracruz: 2 killed

Date & Time: Nov 18, 2013 at 1120 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XB-NPH
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Monterrey - Xalapa
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Aircraft left Del Norte Airport in Monterrey at 0820LT for a flight to the airport of El Lencero located in Xalapa, State of Veracruz. While cruising in marginal weather conditions, twin engine aircraft crashed in the Sierra Madre Oriental, near the summit of Mirador. Both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 501 Citation I off Coatzacoalcos: 8 killed

Date & Time: Oct 6, 2010 at 0800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
XA-TKY
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Minatitlan - Veracruz
MSN:
501-0029
YOM:
1977
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Minatitlan Airport, bound to Veracruz, aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea, off Coatzacoalcos. Few debris were found a day later. All eight occupants were killed. To date, worst crash involving a Cessna 501.

Crash of a Cessna 500 Citation I/SP in Ciudad Alemán: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 25, 1994
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
XA-SMH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Veracruz - Ciudad Alemán
MSN:
500-0084
YOM:
1973
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a positioning flight from Veracruz. After touchdown, the crew encountered difficulties to stop the aircraft within the remaining distance (runway 13/31 is 1,300 metres long). It overran and eventually crashed past the runway end. The aircraft was destroyed and both pilots were killed.
Probable cause:
Apparently following a wrong approach configuration (the aircraft was too high on approach), the crew landed too far down the runway and failed to initiate a go-around procedure. After touchdown, the landing distance available was insufficient.

Crash of a Beechcraft 65-B80 Queen Air in Veracruz: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 12, 1984
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N30276
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
LD-326
YOM:
1967
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances, killing both occupants.

Crash of a Beechcraft 200 Super King Air in Poza Rica: 7 killed

Date & Time: May 5, 1984
Operator:
Registration:
XA-LIG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
BB-802
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
On approach to Poza Rica-Tuxpan-Tajin Airport, the crew encountered limited visibility due to fog. On short final, the airplane struck a pylon located one km short of runway 08. The crew decided to initiate a go-around when the airplane struck trees and crashed on a hill located 8,8 km past the runway, bursting into flames. All seven occupants were killed. At the time of the accident, the visibility was below minima.

Crash of a Beechcraft G18S in Veracruz: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jun 21, 1983
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N576M
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
BA-576
YOM:
1961
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances, killing the pilot, sole on board.

Crash of a Douglas C-47 in Vargas: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 13, 1982
Operator:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was conducting an illegal flight and was attempting to land on a clandestine airstrip when the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances. Both occupants were killed. The aircraft was carrying a load of electronic equipment.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-30-DL near Jareros: 2 killed

Date & Time: Apr 2, 1981
Operator:
Registration:
N258M
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
9555
YOM:
1943
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was completing an illegal flight and was approaching an airstrip located near Jareros when the airplane struck a hill and crashed. Both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Lockheed 18-56-23 LodeStar in Veracruz: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 31, 1975 at 1800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N35L
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
2434
YOM:
1943
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
7000
Circumstances:
Just after takeoff from Veracruz-General Heriberto Jara Airport, the twin engine airplane struck trees and crashed in flames. Both occupants were killed.