- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 04, 2008
Time: 18:40
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Operator: Mexican Government
Flight #: ?
Route: San Luis Potosi - Mexico City
AC Type: Learjet 45
Registration: XC-VMC
cn / ln: 45-028
Aboard: 9   (passengers:6  crew:3)
Fatalities: 9   (passengers:6  crew:3)
Ground: 7
Summary: Mexican Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mourino, 37, was killed when the executive jet he was flying in crashed next to a building, 4.8 kilometers from the airport where it was to land. A preliminary investigation found the jet's pilots didn't immediately follow instructions to slow down and appeared to be nearly one nautical mile too close behind a Boeing 767-300 on the same flight path to Mexico City's international airport. In addition, neither pilot had legitimate certification to fly. Wake turbulence.
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