- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 04, 1969
Time: c 08:42
Location: Near Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Operator: Compania Mexicana de Aviacion
Flight #: 704
Route: Mexico City - Monterey
AC Type: Boeing B-727-64
Registration: XA-SEL
cn / ln: 19256/355
Aboard: 79   (passengers:72  crew:7)
Fatalities: 79   (passengers:72  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: While the crew was descending and attempting to align with the runway, the plane hit high ground, several kilometers from the airport, in poor weather conditions. Excessive speed and wide radius of turn took the aircraft out of the designated descent area and over rising terrain.
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