Date & Time: Jan 28, 1973
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Impulsora de la Cuenca de Papaloapan
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Veracruz – Mexico City
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Few minutes after takeoff from Veracruz Airport, while climbing, the twin engine airplane went out of control and crashed in an open field. The crew was unable to send any distress call. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all six occupants have been killed, among them four politicians en route to the capital city.
It was reported the aircraft suffered an in-flight explosion but the cause of the accident could not be determined.