Accident Douglas DC-8-51 XA-NUS, Saturday 24 December 1966
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Date:Saturday 24 December 1966
Time:04:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-8-51
Owner/operator:Aeronaves de México
Registration: XA-NUS
MSN: 45633/162
Year of manufacture:1962
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 109
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Lake Texcoco -   Mexico
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Destination airport:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Narrative:
Crash landed on the dry Texcoco Lake while approaching Mexico City.

Sources:

El Siglo de Torreón, 25-12-1966

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