Airplane Crash - Merida, Mexico 04/15/1957

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Merida, Mexico


Date04/15/1957
Time07:53
LocationMerida, Mexico
OperatorTransportes Aéreos Mexicanos
TypeConsolidated B-24J
RegistrationXA-KUN
Aboard3
Fatalities3
Ground1
SummaryThe accident was due to a maneuvering error which consisted in making two turns onto the Mexico City heading without conforming the distance and procedure specifications and below the prescribed altitudes and speeds. This error was aggravated by a probable shifting of the load due to improper securing.

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