Plane Crashes Since 1970 for Mexicana

The following events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role. Excluded would be events where the only passengers killed were stowaways, hijackers, or saboteurs.

  1. 31 March 1986; Mexicana 727-200; Near Maravatio, Mexico: One of the tires on the main gear exploded in the wheel well shortly after takeoff and damaged the hydraulic and electrical systems. All eight crew members and 159 passengers were killed.

Plane Crashes Since 1970 for Mexicana -- Revised: 23 June 2008