CFIT Accident Cessna 500 Citation I XA-SLQ, Tuesday 6 February 1996
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Date:Tuesday 6 February 1996
Time:20:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 500 Citation I
Owner/operator:Aérotaxi Cachanilla
Registration: XA-SLQ
MSN: 500-0111
Year of manufacture:1973
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Ensenada Airport (ESE) -   Mexico
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport (TIJ/MMTJ)
Destination airport:Ensenada Airport (ESE/MMES)
Narrative:
Hit mountain while approaching in foggy weather.

Sources:

Aircraft Illustrated 5/96

Statistics

  • 58th worst accident in 1996
  • 3rd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 3rd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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