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Fatal Events Since 1988 for TAESA

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. 9 November 1999; TAESA DC9-31; 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.
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Fatal Events Since 1988 for TAESA -- Revised: 13 May 2000
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