Mexicana Flight 940

Mexicana Flight 940

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Flight 940 was operating its scheduled flight route Mexico City-Puerto Vallarta-Mazatl n-Los Angeles operated by Mexicana Airlines (Compa ia Mexicana de Aviaci n). On March 31, 1986, the flight departed from Mexico City utilizing a Boeing 727-264 registered as XA-MEM. Fifteen minutes into the morning flight, the plane crashed into a mountain named El Carb n in the rugged Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range of central Mexico. The plane, nicknamed "Veracruz," was piloted by Captain Carlos Guadarrama Sixto, an experienced Mexicana captain with 15,000 hours of flying experience. The crew of seven included five flight attendants, one of whom was the wife of the captain. 159 passengers were on board. At 8:50 in the morning, the plane took off from Benito Ju rez International Airport en route to Los Angeles International Airport with stopovers in Puerto Vallarta and Mazatl n.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Populpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136310627
  • 9786136310626