NTSB Identification: FTW95RA287
Accident occurred Monday, July 10, 1995 in MEXICO CITY, Mexico
Aircraft: AEROSPATIALE AS355F, registration:
Injuries: 3 Fatal,1 Serious.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On July 10, 1995, at 1410 mountain daylight time, an Aerospatiale AS355F helicopter, XB-DDX, was destroyed following a loss of control near Mexico City, Mexico. The commercial pilot and two crewmembers were fatally injured, and an occupant of a vehicle was seriously injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local observation flight.

The owner/operator of the helicopter was Televisa S.A. De C.V., based in Mexico City. The purpose of the flight was aerial reporting by a local television station.

The investigation is being conducted by the Mexico DGAC, and the investigator-in-charge is Captain Alfonso Jones.

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