NTSB Identification: WAS01RA025
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 12, 2001 in CHICHEN ITZA, Mexico
Aircraft: LET 410 UVP-E, registration:
Injuries: 19 Fatal.

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

On September 12, 2001, at 1620 central daylight time, a LET 410 UVP-E twin engine airplane, Mexican registration XA-ACM, was destroyed during a forced landing following a loss of engine power to the #2 engine during initial takeoff climb from the Chichen Itza International Airport, near Kaua, State of Yucatan, in the Republic of Mexico. The Czech built airplane was owned and operated by Aero Ferinco S.A. de C.V., a Mexican certificated on-demand regional and international air taxi operator based in Cozumel, Mexico. The airline transport rated pilot, the first officer, the tour guide, and the 16 passengers aboard the airplane were fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the planned 50-minute cross country flight for which a VFR flight plan was filed. The flight was initiating at the time of the accident. The flight was destined for the Cozumel Airport.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of the Republic of Mexico. Any further information may be obtained from:

Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes
Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC)
Providencia 807, Cuarto Piso
Colonia del Valle, Codigo Postal 03100
Mexico, D.F

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the DGAC of the Republic of Mexico.

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