On July 7, 2010, at 1530 coordinated universal time (1030 Central Daylight Time), a Piper, PA31-T Mexican registration XB-MPV, owned and operated by Ra Jet Aeroservcios, was destroyed when it impacted terrain under unknown circumstances near Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The pilot and seven passengers were killed. The flight originated from Piedras Negras International Airport (MMPG), Coahuila, Mexico.

According to the Mexican government, the purpose of the flight was to survey flood damage near the Escondido River.

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. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT)
Direccion General de Aeronutica Civil (DGAC)
Col Narvarte, Del. Benito Juárez
Mexico, D.F, Mexico c.p. 15620
Tel: (55)57239300

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