Loss of control Accident Fairchild C-123K Provider XA-SNB, Wednesday 18 September 1996
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Date:Wednesday 18 September 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Owner/operator:Krissalan de Aviacion
Registration: XA-SNB
MSN: 20126
Year of manufacture:1954
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Bahía Tortugas Airfield -   Mexico
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Bahía Tortugas Airfield
Destination airport:Ensenada Airport (ESE/MMES)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A Fairchild C-123K Provider transport plane crashed during takeoff from Bahía Tortugas Airfield, Mexico. All five aboard were killed. The aircraft was carrying seven and a half tons of lobster and four businessmen to Ensenada.

Probable cause: Take-off without sufficient speed to acquire the required lift.
Contibutory factors:
- right engine possibly inoperative at takeoff.
- possible excessive weight at take-off.


Werner Fischdick
El Informador, 19-9-1996
DGAC Mexico Summary report 098/96


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