Date & Time: Jan 11, 1937 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed 10 Electra
Operator:
Registration:
XA-BEO
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Mexico City – Minatitlán – Mérida
MSN:
1007
YOM:
1934
Country:
Mexico
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
7
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
Crew started the descent to Minatitlán Airport in low visibility due to bad weather conditions. The twin engine aircraft hit a mountain slope near Playa Vincente, some 130 km west of Minatitlán. All nine occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Premature descent.