Accident Lockheed 18 Lodestar XB-ZEH, Monday 7 March 1955
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Date:Monday 7 March 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed 18 Lodestar
Owner/operator:J. Pasquel
Registration: XB-ZEH
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Ciudad de Valles -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Crashed into Cerro El Sabino eight minutes in flight.
Killed in the accident was Jorge Pasquel, a millionaire Mexican sportsman who was flying from a private ranch near Tampico to Mexico City.


Ottawa Citizen - Mar 8, 1955
El Siglo de Torreón 9 March 1955, p1


  • 80th worst accident in 1955
  • 49th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 41st worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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