Accident Douglas R4D-3 (DC-3) XA-GEV, Wednesday 10 April 1968
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Date:Wednesday 10 April 1968
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas R4D-3 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Aerovias Rojas
Registration: XA-GEV
MSN: 7339
Year of manufacture:1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Villa del Carbon -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Aguascalientes Airport (AGU/MMAS)
Destination airport:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Narrative:
Crashed into a wooded area while on the inaugurating service from Aguascalientes to Mexico City.

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  • 37th worst accident in 1968
  • 315th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 272nd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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