Aeromexico plane crashes

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. Only events since 1970 are included.

  1. 20 June 1973; Aeromexico DC9-15; Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: The aircraft hit high ground during approach. All four crew members and 23 passengers were killed.

  2. 27 July 1981; Aeromexico DC9-32; Chihuahua, Mexico: The aircraft crash landed during a violent thunderstorm, broke in two and burned. Two of the six crew members and 48 of the 60 passengers were killed

  3. 9 November 1981; Aeromexico DC9-32, Near Zihuatanejo, Mexico: The aircraft hit a mountain during an emergency descent after a pressurization failure. All six crew members and 12 passengers were killed.

  4. 31 August 1986; Aeromexico DC9-32; Cerritos, CA: The DC9 collided with a single engine Piper Archer which had made an unauthorized penetration of controlled airspace. All 6 crew members and 58 passengers were killed. The three occupants of the Piper and 18 people on the ground were also killed.

    6 October 2000; Aeromexico DC9; Reynosa, Mexico: The aircraft was landing in Reyosa, Mexico after a flight from Mexico City, overshot the runway, and crashed into some nearby homes. None of the 83 passengers and six crew members were killed, but four people on the ground were killed. There was rain in the area at the time of the accident, and there were no lights at the airport. Because no passengers were killed, this event does not count as a fatal event as defined in this site.

    31 July 2018; Aeromexico Connect Embraer ERJ-190AR; XA-GAL; flight AM2431; Durango, Mexico: The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff on a domestic flight from Durango to Mexico City, Mexico. There were no fatalities among the 99 passengers and four crew members.
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Aeromexico plane crashes -- Revised: 25 December 2018