Accident Douglas DC-6A XA-RIO, Tuesday 27 January 1976
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Date:Tuesday 27 January 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-6A
Owner/operator:Aerotécnicos Asociados de México
Registration: XA-RIO
MSN: 44908/691
Year of manufacture:1956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:25 km N of Cozumel Airport (CZM) -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Cozumel Airport (CZM/MMCZ)
Destination airport:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
The DC-6 cargo plane crashed five minutes after take-off. The aircraft had arrived from Panama and offloaded its cargo at Cozumel. It was continuing empty to Mexico City.


ABC (Madrid) 29 January 1976, p93
El Siglo de Torreón 29 January 1976, p10
El Tiempo 31 January 1976, p7A

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