Mexicana

Mexicana Tuesday September 8, 1959
An in-flight explosion occurred in the passenger cabin. A male passenger, who was believed to have been carrying a bomb, fell from the airplane from an altitude of 11,000ft. A forced landing was made at Poza Rica after a fire broke out in the cabin.

Crash Details

DateTuesday September 8, 1959
LocationPoza Rica, Mexico
Passengers13
Crew3
Fatalities1
Survivors15
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorMexicana
Registration
Flight OriginMexico City
Flight Destination Merida
Poza Rica, Mexico
Mexicana
Douglas DC-3
1959