NTSB Identification: CEN12WA178
Accident occurred Saturday, February 25, 2012 in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, Mexico
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N6YY
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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

On February 25, 2012, about 1130 central standard time, a Cessna T210N, N6YY, struck high tension wires and impacted terrain near Torreon International Airport (MMTC), Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico. The commercial pilot, who was the sole occupant, was fatally injured. There was a postimpact fire and the airplane was destroyed. The airplane was owned by a private individual and was operated as a "private/not commercial" flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. The flight originated from J. Agustin Castro Airport (MM16), Lerdo, Durango, Mexico, and was destined for MMTC.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Mexico. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Government of Mexico. The NTSB designated a U.S. Accredited Representative under the provisions of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex 13 as the state of registry, and as the state of manufacture of the aircraft and the engine.

All inquiries should be directed to:

Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT)
Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC)
Col Narvarte, Del. Benito Juárez
Mexico, D.F., Mexico c.p. 15620

Tel: (55) 57239300

Website: www.sct.gob.mx

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