TAESA plane crashes
The following are significant events involving the airline or its subsidiares. The numbered events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role, and where at least one of the dead passengers was not a stowaway, hijacker, or saboteur. The airline was in operation from 1988 to 2000.
- 9 November 1999; TAESA DC9-31; XA-TKN; flight 725; near Uruapan, Mexico:
The aircraft reportedly exploded shortly after takeoff on a scheduled flight to Mexico City and crashed about four miles (6.4 km) from Urupuan.
The crew had declared an emergency about two minutes after takeoff.
All five crew members and 13 passengers were killed.
DC9 plane crashes
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