Accident Beechcraft 200 Super King Air XC-PGR, Saturday 27 October 1979
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Date:Saturday 27 October 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Owner/operator:Procuraduría General de la República - PGR
Registration: XC-PGR
MSN: BB-317
Year of manufacture:1978
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:N of San Ysidro, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Monterrey (unknown airport)
Destination airport:Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport (TIJ/MMTJ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air airplane, operated by the Mexican Office of the General Prosecutor, hit a power pole at a height of 14 feet while on approach to Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport (TIJ), Mexico.
The runway localizer was inoperative at the time of the accident.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: LAX80AA008
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Download report: Final report


El Siglo de Torreón 29 October 1979, p1+7


  • 37th worst accident in 1979
  • 5th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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