Mexico Airport

Fatal crashes in Mexico and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in Mexico
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2019
5 May
Mexico
Near Monclava
TVPX Aircraft Solutions
Canadair CL-600-2B16-Challenger (N601VH)
 13
 13 /  0
2014
19 Apr
Mexico
Ramos Arizpe
Lineas Aereas Comerciales
British Aerospace BAe 125-700A Hawker (XA-UKR)
 8
 8 /  0
2013
14 Oct
Mexico
Baja California Sur
Aereo Servicio Guerrero
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (XA-TXM)
 14
 14 /  0
2012
9 Dec
Mexico
Near Iturbide
Starwood Management LLC
Learjet 25 (N345MC)
 7
 7 /  0
2011
11 Nov
Mexico
Near Santa Catarina Atoyzingo
Fuerza Aerea Mexicana
Aerospatiale AS 332L1 Super Puma (XC-UHM)
 8
 8 /  0
2010
6 Oct
Mexico
Sierra de Santa Martha
Aviones Taxi AIFE
Cessna 501 Citation (XA-TKY)
 8
 8 /  0
2010
14 Jun
Mexico
Near Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Servicios Aereos Milenio
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (XA-TWK )
 8
 8 /  0
2010
13 Apr
Mexico
Monterey
Airborne Freight Company Union
Airbus A300B4-203F (XA-TUE)
 5
 5 /  2
2008
4 Nov
Mexico
Mexico City
Mexican Government
Learjet 45 (XC-VMC)
 9
 9 /  7
2008
6 Jul
Mexico
Saltillo
USA Jet Airlines
Douglas DC9-15F (N199US)
 2
 1 /  0
2007
5 Jul
Mexico
Culiacan
Jett Paqueteria SA
North American CT-39A Sabreline (XA-TFL)
 3
 3 /  6
2007
9 Jan
Mexico
Zapotlanejo
Ameristar Jet Charter
Learjet 24F (N444TW)
 2
 2 /  0
2004
9 Sep
Mexico
Villahermosa
Jett Paqueteria SA
Rockwell CT-39A Sabreliner (XA-TFD)
 2
 2 /  0
2004
2 May
Mexico
Near Milpillas
Procuradoria General de la Republica
Rockwell Gulfstream Jetprop 840 (XC-JEH)
 7
 7 /  0
2003
27 Oct
Mexico
Tampico
Aeroextra
Hawker 800A (XA-ISH)
 3
 3 /  0
2003
19 Sep
Mexico
Near La Quemada
Military - Mexican Air Force
Lockheed C-130A Hercules (3603)
 6
 6 /  0
2002
15 Jan
Mexico
Chilpancingo
Procuraduría General de la República
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (XC-FIT)
 17
 5 /  0
2001
12 Sep
Mexico
Near Chichen Itza
Aero Ferinco Charter
LET 410UVP (XA-ACM)
 19
 19 /  0
2000
6 Oct
Mexico
Reynosa
Aeromexico
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 (N936ML)
 88
 0 /  4
2000
8 Jul
Mexico
Near Villahermosa
Aerocaribe
British Aerospace BAe Jetstream 32EP (N912FJ)
 19
 19 /  0
1999
9 Nov
Mexico
Near Uruapan
TAESA
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 (XA-TKN)
 18
 18 /  0
1999
17 Sep
Mexico
Mt. Hidalgo
Military - Mexican Air Force
Lockheed C-130A Hercules (3610)
 5
 5 /  0
1999
9 Jul
Mexico
Toluca
Aero Jet Express
Hawker Siddeley HS-125 (XA-TAL)
 4
 4 /  0
1998
23 Jul
Mexico
Pico de Orizaba
Military - Mexican Air Force
Shorts SC-7 Skyvan 3-100 (XC-UTQ)
 4
 4 /  0
1998
31 Mar
Mexico
Near Mexico City
Linea Aérea Mexicana de Carga
Convair CV-240-53 (XA-TAP)
 4
 2 /  0
1996
17 Jul
Mexico
Near Playa del Carmen
Aerolatino (Aerocaribe)
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (XA-TCF)
 18
 1 /  0
1996
10 May
Mexico
Otaez
Aeroservicios Empresariales de Durango
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 (XA-SWJ)
 19
 16 /  0
1996
6 Feb
Mexico
Near Ensenada
Aérotaxi Cachanilla
Cessna 500 Citation (XA-SLQ)
 8
 8 /  0
1995
31 Oct
Mexico
Near Piedras Negras
TACSA
Cessna 208B Caravan (XA-SVM)
 11
 9 /  0
1994
1 Nov
Mexico
Off Cozumel
Transportes Aereos Pegaso
Bell 212 (XA-SVS)
 14
 14 /  0
1994
13 Jun
Mexico
Near Uruapan
Aerolineas Cuahonte
Swearingen SA.226TC Metro II (XA-SLU)
 9
 9 /  0
1993
15 May
Mexico
Near Cancun
Carga del Caribe
Douglas DC-6BF (XA-SEA)
 5
 3 /  0
1992
9 Dec
Mexico
Uruapan
Aero Sudpacifico
Britten-Norman BN-2B-27 Islander (XA-RML)
 9
 9 /  0
1992
27 Jul
Mexico
Near Mexico City
Aero Eslava
Vickers 798D Viscount (XA-SCM)
 4
 4 /  0
1990
10 May
Mexico
Tuxtla-Gutierrez
Avicsa
Fairchild F-27 (F-GHXA)
 40
 20 /  0
1989
5 May
Mexico
Near Cancun
Aero Cozumel
Britten Norman BN-2A Trislander II (XA-JPE)
 19
 6 /  0
1988
31 Aug
Mexico
Merida
Aerocaribe
Convair CV-240 (XA-HUL)
 20
 1 /  0
1988
31 Aug
Mexico
Cerro de la Calera
Transporte Aereo Federal
Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante (XC-COX)
 20
 20 /  0
1987
30 Jul
Mexico
Mexico City
Belize Air International Ltd.
Boeing B-377 Stratofreighter (HI-481)
 12
 5 /  44
1987
14 Feb
Mexico
Durango
Skyworld Airlines (Ports of Call Inc.)
Boeing B-707-323B (N712PC)
 135
 1 /  0
1986
31 Mar
Mexico
Maravatio
Mexicana
Boeing B-727-264 (XA-MEM)
 167
 167 /  0
1986
29 Jan
Mexico
Las Lomitas
Aerocalifornia
Douglas DC-3A-178 (XA-IOR)
 21
 21 /  0
1981
8 Nov
Mexico
Sierra de Guerro
Aeromexico
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 (XA-DEO)
 18
 18 /  0
1981
27 Jul
Mexico
Chihuahua
Aeromexico
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 (XA-DEN)
 66
 30 /  0
1981
21 May
Mexico
Pinarete Mountain
Lineas Aereas
Convair CV-440-11 (XA-KEH)
 20
 20 /  0
1980
1 Aug
Mexico
Cerro Lilio
Aeronaves del Peru
Douglas DC-8-43F (OB-R-1143)
 7
 3 /  0
1980
7 Jul
Mexico
Near Tepic
IMSS
Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante (XC-DAK)
 13
 13 /  0
1979
31 Oct
Mexico
Mexico City
Western Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 (N903WA)
 88
 72 /  1
1979
28 Oct
Mexico
Tijuana
Procurator Generale de la Republica
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (XC-BOS)
 10
 10 /  0
1978
9 Sep
Mexico
Near Mexico City
Lineas Areas del Centro
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 (XA-BOP)
 21
 18 /  0
1977
3 Nov
Mexico
San Cristobal de las Casas
Servicios Aereos Martinez Leon
Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Trislander (XA-FUA)
 13
 13 /  0
1973
12 Oct
Mexico
Acapulco
Avionas Banamex
de Havilland DH-125-1A (XA-COL)
 8
 8 /  0
1973
20 Jun
Mexico
Near Puerto Vallarta
Aeromexico
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15 (XA-SOC)
 27
 27 /  0
1972
6 Jan
Mexico
Near Chetumal
SAESA
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-230 Srs. 2A (XA-SEV)
 23
 23 /  0
1970
25 Jan
Mexico
Near Poza Rica
Charter -Federal Electricity Commission
Convair CV-240-2 (XB-DOK)
 19
 19 /  0
1969
21 Sep
Mexico
Mexico City
Mexicana
Boeing B-727-64 (XA-SEJ)
 118
 27 /  0
1969
4 Jun
Mexico
Near Salinas Victoria
Compania Mexicana de Aviacion
Boeing B-727-64 (XA-SEL)
 79
 79 /  0
1968
31 Dec
Mexico
Near Ciudad Victoria
Servicios Aéreos Especiales
Douglas DC-3 (XA-SAE)
 26
 26 /  0
1968
26 Dec
Mexico
Ensenada
Exportada De Sal S.A.
Douglas DC-3 (?)
 12
 12 /  0
1968
10 Apr
Mexico
Near Mexico City
Aerovias Rojas
Douglas DC-3 (XA-GEV)
 18
 18 /  0
1967
12 Jun
Mexico
Near La Paz
Aeronaves de Mexico
Douglas DC-3A-197D (XA-FUW)
 4
 3 /  2
1967
9 Feb
Mexico
Near Mexico City
Cubana de Aviacion
Antonov AN-12 (CU-T827)
 10
 10 /  0
1966
13 Aug
Mexico
Near Acapulco
Aeronaves de Mexico
Douglas DC-8-51 (XA-PEI)
 6
 6 /  0
1965
17 Jan
Mexico
Near Durango
Aerovias del Norte
Curtiss C-46 (?)
 10
 10 /  0
1960
28 Sep
Mexico
Near Juchetipec
Mexicana
Douglas DC-3 (C-53-DO) (XA-HUS)
 18
 8 /  0
1959
8 Sep
Mexico
Poza Rica
Mexicana
Douglas DC-3 (?)
 16
 1 /  0
1959
17 Apr
Mexico
Puerto Kino
Tigres Voladores
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU (XA-MIS)
 26
 26 /  0
1958
2 Jun
Mexico
Near Guadalajara
Aeronaves de Mexico
Lockheed 749A Constellation (XA-MEV)
 45
 45 /  0
1957
30 Oct
Mexico
Near Campeche
Transportes Aereos Mexicanos
Fairchild C-82A (XA-LIW)
 3
 3 /  0
1957
15 Apr
Mexico
Merida
Transportes Aéreos Mexicanos
Consolidated B-24J (XA-KUN)
 3
 3 /  1
1955
14 Jul
Mexico
Oaxaca
Lineas Areas Unidas
Douglas DC-2-243 (XA-DOB)
 22
 22 /  0
1955
18 Jun
Mexico
Leon
Tigres Voladores
Curtiss C-46 (XA-LID)
 39
 18 /  0
1955
8 Mar
Mexico
Mascota
Mexicana
Douglas DC-3 (XA-DIK)
 26
 26 /  0
1955
7 Mar
Mexico
Near Cuidad de Valles
Lockheed Loadstar
? (?)
 0
 7 /  0
1954
26 Mar
Mexico
Monterrey
Aeronaves de Mexico
Douglas DC-3 (XA-GUN)
 18
 18 /  0
1953
19 Oct
Mexico
Near Monterrey
Aerovias Contreras
Douglas C-46A-CU ( DC-3) (XA-GOT)
 21
 21 /  0
1953
14 Sep
Mexico
Chablekal
Transportes Aéreos Mexicanos
Douglas C-47A (XA-GIC)
 2
 1 /  0
1951
27 Nov
Mexico
San Luis Acatlan
Lineas Aereas Unidas
DC-2-243 (XA-DOQ)
 21
 13 /  0
1951
8 Oct
Mexico
Cerro Blanco
Aero Transportes
Douglas DC-3 (XA-GOR)
 8
 8 /  0
1949
16 Dec
Mexico
Orizaba
Mexicana
Douglas DC-3 (XA-DUK)
 17
 17 /  0
1949
26 Sep
Mexico
Mt. Popocatepetl
Mexicana
Douglas DC-3 (XA-DUH)
 24
 24 /  0
1947
28 Dec
Mexico
Leon
Servicio Aéreo Panini
Douglas DC-2-172 (XA-GEE)
 9
 5 /  3
1947
14 Jan
Mexico
Near Puebla
Military - Mexican Air Force
Lockheed C-60 Lodestar (60-03)
 21
 21 /  0
1946
13 Nov
Mexico
Near Cofre de Perote
Empressa Commun. Aéreas de Veracruz
Douglas DC-3 (XA-FOZ)
 15
 15 /  0
1946
26 Jul
Mexico
Near Huatesco
Communicaciones Aereos de veracruz
Fairchild Pilgrim 100A (XA-DEJ)
 9
 9 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.--- See all
2018
18 May
Cuba
Havana
Cubana (leased from Global Air)
Boeing 737-201 (XA-UHZ)
 113
 112 /  0
2011
14 Feb
Honduras
Near Santa Ana Francisco Morazan
Central American Airways
Let L-410 UVPE-20 (HR-AUQ )
 14
 14 /  0
2010
4 Nov
Cuba
Near Guasimal
Aerocaribbean
ATR-72-212 (CU-T1549)
 68
 68 /  0
2008
24 Aug
Guatemala
Near Cabañas
Aéreo Ruta Maya
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (TG-JCS )
 14
 11 /  0
2008
30 May
Honduras
Tegucigalpa
TACA International Airlines
Airbus A-320-233 (EI-TAF)
 136
 3 /  2
2002
24 Apr
Honduras
Near Olancho
Private
Cessna 206G (N7344N)
 6
 6 /  0
2002
14 Mar
Cuba
Near Placetas
Charter - Aerotaxi
Antonov AN-2 (CU-T1020)
 17
 17 /  0
2001
18 Sep
Guatemala
Guatemala City
Atlantic Airlines
LET 410UVP-E (TG-CPE)
 13
 9 /  0
1999
21 Dec
Guatemala
Guatemala City
Cubana de Aviacon
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 (F-GTDI)
 314
 16 /  2
1998
1 Nov
Guatemala
Near Quetzaltenango
Living Water Teaching Ministries Charter
Douglas DC-3C (N3FY)
 18
 11 /  0
1997
11 Jul
Cuba
Off Santiago de Cuba
Cubana de Aviacion
Antonov AN-24 (CU-T1262)
 44
 44 /  0
1997
1 Apr
Honduras
Tegucigalpa
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (88-4408)
 10
 3 /  0
1997
19 Feb
Guatemala
Guatemala City
Transpolar
IAI 1124 Westwind (YV-160CP)
 5
 5 /  0
1996
1 Nov
Guatemala
Near Tikal
Transported Areos Profesionales - TAPSA
Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante (TG-TPA)
 16
 16 /  0
1996
16 Feb
Guatemala
El Zapotal
AVCOM
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (TG-JAK)
 2
 2 /  0
1995
9 Aug
El Salvador
Mt. Chichontepec
Aviateca
Boeing B-737-2H6 (N125GU)
 65
 65 /  0
1993
21 Nov
Guatemala
Near Palencia
Aerovias de Guatemala SA
Beech Queen Air Model 80 (TG-ACP)
 13
 13 /  0
1993
18 Aug
Cuba
Leeward Point Airfield
American International Airways
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61 (N814CK)
 3
 0 /  0
1992
27 Aug
El Salvador
El Salvador
Military - Salvadorian Air Force
Fairchild C123K (FAES121)
 14
 12 /  0
1991
1 Apr
Belize
Off San Pedro
Tropic Air - Air Taxi
Cessna 402B (N402BL)
 8
 8 /  0
1990
24 Oct
Cuba
Santiago de Cuba
Cubana de Aviacion
Yakovlev YAK-40 (CU-T1202)
 31
 11 /  0
1990
5 May
Guatemala
Guatamala City
Aerial Transit Company
Douglas DC-6BF (N84BL)
 3
 3 /  24
1990
23 Mar
Cuba
Santiago de Cuba
Cubana de Aviacion
Antonov AN-26 (CU-T1436)
 46
 4 /  0
1990
21 Mar
Honduras
Las Mesitas
TAN Honduras
Lockheed L-188CF Electra (HR-TNL)
 3
 3 /  0
1989
21 Oct
Honduras
Near Tegucigalpa
TAN
Boeing B-727-224 (N88705)
 146
 127 /  0
1989
3 Sep
Cuba
Near Havana
Cubana de Aviacion
Ilyushin IL-62M (CU-T1281)
 126
 126 /  45
1989
25 Feb
Honduras
Tegucigalpa
Albancion Circulo
Douglas DC-6 (HR-AKZ)
 10
 10 /  0
1987
31 Jul
Guatemala
Guatemala City
DHL
Learjet 23A (N28ST)
 3
 2 /  0
1986
14 Aug
Honduras
Near Wampusirpi
Military - Honduran Air Force
Lockheed C130D (556)
 59
 59 /  0
1986
1 May
El Salvador
San Salvador
Military - El Salvador Air Force
Douglas DC-6 (FAS-302)
 37
 37 /  0
1986
18 Jan
Guatemala
Near Peten
Aerovias de Guatemala SA
Sud-Aviation Caravelle VI-N (HC-BAE)
 87
 87 /  0
1985
22 Jan
Honduras
Off Puerto Castilla
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130A (56-0501)
 21
 21 /  0
1985
19 Jan
Cuba
Havana
Cubana de Aviacion
Ilyushin IL-18D (CU-T899)
 38
 38 /  0
1984
19 Feb
El Salvador
Near San Gerardo
Military - Salvadoran Air Force
Bell UH-1H / Bell UH-1H (?)
 28
 28 /  0
1980
13 May
Cuba
Off Varadero
Cubana de Aviacion
Ilyushin IL-14 (CU-T322)
 3
 3 /  0
1980
3 Feb
Cuba
Baracoa
Cubana de Aviacon
Yakovlev YAK-40 (CU-T1219)
 37
 1 /  0
1977
25 Jul
Honduras
Near Yoro
Military - Honduran Air Force
Douglas C-47 (FAH-301)
 40
 25 /  0
1977
27 May
Cuba
Havana
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-62M (CCCP-86614)
 69
 67 /  0
1977
27 Apr
Guatemala
Guatemala City
Aviateca
Convair CV-440 (TG-ACA)
 28
 28 /  0
1976
18 Mar
Cuba
Havana. Cuba
Cubana de Aviacion
Antonov An-24B (CU-T879)
 5
 5 /  0
1975
18 Nov
Guatemala
Caoba
Aviateca
Douglas DC-3 (TG-AGA)
 22
 15 /  0
1975
30 Aug
El Salvador
Off Punta Amapala
Military - Nicaraguan Air Force
Douglas C-47 (412)
 20
 20 /  0
1975
3 Aug
Honduras
Off Amapala
Military - Nicaraguan Air Force
Douglas DC-47 (412)
 20
 20 /  0
1974
28 Dec
Guatemala
Tikal
?
Lockheed L-18 Loadstar (?)
 0
 18 /  0
1974
5 Oct
Guatemala
Guatemala
?
Douglas DC-3 (?)
 0
 6 /  0
1974
10 Feb
Belize
Atlantic Ocean
North Cay Air - Air Taxi
Brittonnorman BN-2A6 (N864JA)
 2
 2 /  0
1973
27 Jan
Honduras
Near Tegucigalpa
TAN
Douglas DC-6A (HR-TNO)
 3
 3 /  0
1971
11 May
Guatemala
Guatemala City
Aviateca
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK (TG-ACA-A)
 35
 5 /  0
1970
26 May
Honduras
Near Tegucigalpa
Aeroservicios
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B (HR-ASN)
 6
 6 /  0
1967
9 Oct
Jamaica
Caribbean Sea
LACSA
BAC-111 (?)
 0
 2 /  0
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